Bhopal disaster

The Bhopal disaster, an aa referred tae as the Bhopal gas tragedy, wis a gas leak incident in Indie, conseedert the warld's worst industrial disaster.[1]

Bhopal disaster
Bhopal-Union Carbide 1 crop memorial.jpg
Memorial bi Dutch airtist Ruth Kupferschmidt for thae killed an disabled bi the 1984 toxic gas release
Date2 December 1984 (1984-12-02) – 3 December 1984 (1984-12-03)
LocationBhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Coordinates23°16′51″N 77°24′38″E / 23.28083°N 77.41056°E / 23.28083; 77.41056Coordinates: 23°16′51″N 77°24′38″E / 23.28083°N 77.41056°E / 23.28083; 77.41056
An aw kent asBhopal gas tragedy
CauseMethyl Isocyanate leak frae Union Carbide India Limited storage tank
DaithsAt least 3,787; ower 16,000 claimed
Non-fatal injuresAt least 558,125


  1. "Bhopal trial: Eight convicted over India gas disaster". BBC News. 7 June 2010. Archived frae the oreeginal on 7 June 2010. Retrieved 7 June 2010. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)