Sunday, December 4, 2011

Bhopal Survivors Block Trains in India

[  The Wall Street Journal ] 3 Dec

Thousands of survivors of the world's worst industrial accident blocked trains through a central Indian city on Saturday to demand more compensation for the 1984 disaster.

The protest came on the 27th anniversary of the disaster in Bhopal, where a Union Carbide pesticide plant leaked gas that killed some 15,000 people and maimed tens of thousands of others.

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