Bhopal Gas Tragedy: How the world's deadliest industrial catastrophe unfolded 36 years ago

Bhopal Gas Tragedy: How the world's deadliest industrial catastrophe unfolded 36 years ago

Jagran English

New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: The Bhopal Gas Tragedy, also referred as 'Bhopal Disaster', was one of the world's industrial disasters that struck Bhopal on the intervening night of December 2-3 in 1984. The incident, which left the whole world shock, killed nearly 2,200 while dozens were left exposed to the deadly methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas, leaving them with lifelong health complications.

An estimated half-a-million people were exposed to the methyl isocyanate gas leaked from the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) pesticide plant in Bhopal as a result of the disaster.

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