Elderly victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy participate in a protest demanding better compensation to victims and the arrest of Warren Anderson, the former CEO of Union Carbide, among other demands, on ... more 
Elderly victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy participate in a protest demanding better compensation to victims and the arrest of Warren Anderson, the former CEO of Union Carbide, among other demands, on the eve of 26th anniversary of tragedy in Bhopal, India, Thursday, Dec.2, 2010. On the morning of Dec. 3, 1984, a pesticide plant run by a Union Carbide subsidiary leaked about 40 tons of deadly methyl isocyanate gas into the air, quickly killing about 4,000 people. Lingering effects of the poison raised the death toll to about 15,000 over the next few years, according to government estimates. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Prakash Hatvalne
Thu, Dec 2, 2010 7:20 AM EST