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Bhopal disaster


Bhopal Gas Tragedy of 1984, World’s worst industrial disaster, Union Carbide mishap


Bhopal Gas Tragedy | World's Worst Industrial Disaster


Bhopal Gas Tragedy (CHE)


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The Bhopal disaster, also referred to as the Bhopal gas tragedy, was a gas leak incident on the night of 2–3 December 1984 at the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) pesticide plant in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. It is considered to be the world's worst industrial disaster. Over 500,000 people were exposed to methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas. The highly toxic substance made its way into and around the small towns located near the plant.
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  • Leakage and its effects 

  • Long-term effects 

  • Causes 

  • Additional Union Carbide actions 

  • Ongoing contamination 

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