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Monday 3rd of December 1984

40 Years Ago



At least 3787 Die in Union Carbide India Limited pesticide plant gas leak in Union Carbide India Limited, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Over 500,000 people were exposed to methyl isocyanate gas and other chemicals. There are estimates of 8000 deaths within two weeks and up to 8000 or more have since died from gas-related diseases.


More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhopal_disaster