Bhopal victims waiting for treatment
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Bhopal: The deadly gas that enveloped an Indian city

In one of the worst industrial disasters in modern history, thousands of people in the Indian city of Bhopal were killed by a leak from a nearby chemical plant in December 1984.

The effects of the deadly fog that enveloped the city were to last many years. Thousands more people went on to develop fatal lung diseases. Others still live with the fallout today.

Farah Edwards Khan was a child living in the city at the time.

Witness is a World Service programme of the stories of our times told by the people who were there.

  • 03 Dec 2014
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