Inside India: Bhopal - 30 Years On

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On the night of December 2, 1984, the factory owned by the U.S. multinational Union Carbide Corporation accidentally leaked cyanide gas into the air, killing thousands of largely poor Indians in the central city of Bhopal. Thirty years on, the toxic legacy of this factory lives on, say human rights groups, as thousands of tonnes of hazardous waste remains buried underground.

Photos by Danish Siddiqui / Reuters

Editing and sequencing by RJ Mickelson