The world’s worst industrial disaster claims the lives of at least 3,500 after a massive gas leak from a pesticide plant

December 3, 1984Bhopal, India40 tons of toxic gas is released from a pesticide plant, killing an estimated 3,800 immediately and affecting hundreds of thousands in the decades after Warning: This article contains images which may be considered graphic. Discretion is advised. Shortly after midnight on December 3, 40 tons (36 metric tons) of methyl isocyanate…