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Bhopal-Union Carbide Disaster

A news bulletin of the devastating leak of toxic chemicals from a pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, describes a grim scene with a climbing death toll. The toxic cloud of methyl isocyanate that seeped into the atmosphere in the early morning hours of December 3, 1984, was one of the world's worst industrial accidents.

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  • Bhopal-Union Carbide Disaster
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    A news bulletin of the devastating leak of toxic chemicals from a pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, describes a grim scene with a climbing death toll. The toxic cloud of methyl isocyanate that seeped into the atmosphere in the early morning hours of December 3, 1984, was one of the world's worst industrial accidents.

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