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INDIA-EXPLOSION/
RTX2EAR1
May 26, 2016
A woman consoles a relative (2nd L) of a victim, who was injured in an explosion at a chemical factory...
DOMBIVALI, India
Woman consoles a relative of a victim, who was injured in an explosion at a chemical factory in an industrial...
A woman consoles a relative (2nd L) of a victim, who was injured in an explosion at a chemical factory in an industrial area, at a hospital in Dombivali on the outskirts of Mumbai, India May 26, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
INDIA-EXPLOSION/
RTX2EAQH
May 26, 2016
A man sits next to his daughter, who was injured in an explosion at a chemical factory in an industrial...
DOMBIVALI, India
A man sits next to his daughter, who was injured in an explosion at a chemical factory in an industrial...
A man sits next to his daughter, who was injured in an explosion at a chemical factory in an industrial area, at a hospital in Dombivali on the outskirts of Mumbai, India May 26, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
INDIA-EXPLOSION/
RTX2EAN0
May 26, 2016
Rescue personnel work at the site of an explosion at a chemical factory in an industrial area in Dombivali...
DOMBIVALI, India
Rescue personnel work at the site of an explosion at a chemical factory in an industrial area in Dombivali...
Rescue personnel work at the site of an explosion at a chemical factory in an industrial area in Dombivali on the outskirts of Mumbai, India May 26, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
INDIA-EXPLOSION/
RTX2EAMY
May 26, 2016
Rescue personnel work at the site of an explosion at a chemical factory in an industrial area in Dombivali...
DOMBIVALI, India
Rescue personnel work at the site of an explosion at a chemical factory in an industrial area in Dombivali...
Rescue personnel work at the site of an explosion at a chemical factory in an industrial area in Dombivali on the outskirts of Mumbai, India May 26, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
INDIA-EXPLOSION/
RTX2EAMV
May 26, 2016
Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at the site of an explosion at a chemical factory in an industrial...
DOMBIVALI, India
Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at the site of an explosion at a chemical factory in an industrial...
Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at the site of an explosion at a chemical factory in an industrial area in Dombivali on the outskirts of Mumbai, India May 26, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
INDIA-EXPLOSION/
RTX2EAGU
May 26, 2016
Rescue personnel work at the site of an explosion at a chemical factory in an industrial area in Dombivali,...
DOMBIVALI, India
Rescue personnel work at the site of an explosion at a chemical factory in an industrial area in Dombivali...
Rescue personnel work at the site of an explosion at a chemical factory in an industrial area in Dombivali, on the outskirts of Mumbai, India May 26, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
CHINA-BLAST/
RTX1O9JC
August 14, 2015
Local women pray for victims killed in the explosions at Chaoyin Temple, in Binhai new district of Tianjin,...
Tianjin, China
Local women pray for victims killed in the explosions at Chaoyin Temple in Binhai new district of Tianjin...
Local women pray for victims killed in the explosions at Chaoyin Temple, in Binhai new district of Tianjin, China, August 14, 2015. China on Friday defended fire fighters who initially hosed water on a blaze in a warehouse storing volatile chemicals, a response foreign experts said could have contributed to two huge blasts that killed 56 people. REUTERS/Jason Lee
CHINA-BLAST/
RTX1O9JB
August 14, 2015
A local man prays for victims killed in the explosions at Chaoyin Temple, in Binhai new district of Tianjin,...
Tianjin, China
A local man prays for victims killed in the explosions at Chaoyin Temple in Binhai new district of Tianjin...
A local man prays for victims killed in the explosions at Chaoyin Temple, in Binhai new district of Tianjin, China, August 14, 2015. China on Friday defended fire fighters who initially hosed water on a blaze in a warehouse storing volatile chemicals, a response foreign experts said could have contributed to two huge blasts that killed 56 people. REUTERS/Jason Lee
CHINA-BLAST/
RTX1O9JA
August 14, 2015
A security guard keeps watch during a government's trip for media to Taida Hospital, where people injured...
Tianjin, China
A security guard keeps watch during a government's trip for media to Taida Hospital in Binhai new district...
A security guard keeps watch during a government's trip for media to Taida Hospital, where people injured in huge explosion at the port, in Binhai new district of Tianjin, China, August 14, 2015. China on Friday defended fire fighters who initially hosed water on a blaze in a warehouse storing volatile chemicals, a response foreign experts said could have contributed to two huge blasts that killed 56 people. REUTERS/Jason Lee
CHINA-BLAST/
RTX1O9J9
August 14, 2015
A nurse adjusts her mask next to a government official (2nd L) during a government's trip for media to...
Tianjin, China
A nurse adjusts her mask next to a government official during a government's trip for media to Taida...
A nurse adjusts her mask next to a government official (2nd L) during a government's trip for media to Taida Hospital, where people injured in huge explosion at the port, in Binhai new district of Tianjin, China, August 14, 2015. China on Friday defended fire fighters who initially hosed water on a blaze in a warehouse storing volatile chemicals, a response foreign experts said could have contributed to two huge blasts that killed 56 people. REUTERS/Jason Lee
CHINA-BLAST/
RTX1O9J8
August 14, 2015
Local residents pray for victims killed in the explosions at Chaoyin Temple, in Binhai new district of...
Tianjin, China
Local residents pray for victims killed in the explosions at Chaoyin Temple in Binhai new district of...
Local residents pray for victims killed in the explosions at Chaoyin Temple, in Binhai new district of Tianjin, China, August 14, 2015. China on Friday defended fire fighters who initially hosed water on a blaze in a warehouse storing volatile chemicals, a response foreign experts said could have contributed to two huge blasts that killed 56 people. REUTERS/Jason Lee
CHINA-BLAST/
RTX1O9IL
August 14, 2015
People light candles as they pray for victims killed in the explosions at Chaoyin Temple, in Binhai new...
Tianjin, China
People light candles as they pray for victims killed in the explosions in Binhai new district of Tianjin...
People light candles as they pray for victims killed in the explosions at Chaoyin Temple, in Binhai new district of Tianjin, China, August 14, 2015. China on Friday defended fire fighters who initially hosed water on a blaze in a warehouse storing volatile chemicals, a response foreign experts said could have contributed to two huge blasts that killed 56 people. REUTERS/Jason Lee
CHINA-BLAST/
RTX1O9HW
August 14, 2015
Women place candles before they pray for victims killed in the explosions at the Binhai new district,...
Tianjin, China
Women place candles before they pray for victims killed in the explosions at the Binhai new district
Women place candles before they pray for victims killed in the explosions at the Binhai new district, at Chaoyin Temple, Tianjin, China, August 14, 2015. China on Friday defended fire fighters who initially hosed water on a blaze in a warehouse storing volatile chemicals, a response foreign experts said could have contributed to two huge blasts that killed 56 people. REUTERS/Jason Lee TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
CHINA-BLAST/
RTX1O9HI
August 14, 2015
A woman places candles before a prayer ceremony for victims killed in the explosions at the Binhai new...
Tianjin, China
A woman places candles before a ceremony for victims killed in the explosions at the Binhai new district...
A woman places candles before a prayer ceremony for victims killed in the explosions at the Binhai new district, at Chaoyin Temple, Tianjin, China, August 14, 2015. China on Friday defended fire fighters who initially hosed water on a blaze in a warehouse storing volatile chemicals, a response foreign experts said could have contributed to two huge blasts that killed 56 people. REUTERS/Jason Lee
UKRAINE-CRISIS/KRAMATORSK-CASUALTIES
RTR4P11V
February 10, 2015
Local residents look at the remains of a rocket shell on a street in the town of Kramatorsk, eastern...
Kramatorsk, Ukraine
Local residents look at the remains of a rocket shell on a street in the town of Kramatorsk
Local residents look at the remains of a rocket shell on a street in the town of Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine February 10, 2015. Seven civilians have been killed and 26 wounded in rocket strikes on the town of Kramatorsk on Tuesday, the government-controlled regional administration said in a statement. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich (UKRAINE - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDIA-BHOPAL/WIDERIMAGE
RTR4FXRD
November 28, 2014
People wait to receive medicine at a clinic supported by Bhopal Medical Appeal for people affected by...
Bhopal, India
People wait to receive medicine at a clinic supported by Bhopal Medical Appeal for people affected by...
People wait to receive medicine at a clinic supported by Bhopal Medical Appeal for people affected by the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster in Bhopal November 14, 2014. 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. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT HEALTH SOCIETY DISASTER BUSINESS INDUSTRIAL AGRICULTURE)

ATTENTION EDITORS: PICTURE 13 OF 29 PICTURES FOR WIDER IMAGE STORY 'BHOPAL - 30 YEARS ON'
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INDIA-BHOPAL/WIDERIMAGE
RTR4FXRB
November 28, 2014
A boy receives treatment at a rehabilitation centre supported by Bhopal Medical Appeal for children who...
Bhopal, India
A boy receives treatment at a rehabilitation centre for children who were born with mental and physical...
A boy receives treatment at a rehabilitation centre supported by Bhopal Medical Appeal for children who were born with mental and physical disabilities in Bhopal November 11, 2014. The rehabilitation centre only treats families they believe have been affected by the Union Carbide gas leak 30 years ago. Human rights groups say that thousands of tonnes of hazardous waste remain buried underground, and the government has conceded it is contaminated. There has, however, been no long-term epidemiological research which conclusively proves that birth defects are directly related to the drinking of the contaminated water. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT HEALTH SOCIETY DISASTER BUSINESS INDUSTRIAL AGRICULTURE)

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INDIA-BHOPAL/WIDERIMAGE
RTR4FXRA
November 28, 2014
A girl who suffers from hearing and speech disorders reacts to the camera at a rehabilitation centre...
Bhopal, India
A girl who suffers from hearing and speech disorders reacts to the camera at a rehabilitation centre...
A girl who suffers from hearing and speech disorders reacts to the camera at a rehabilitation centre supported by Bhopal Medical Appeal, for children who were born with mental and physical disabilities, in Bhopal November 11, 2014. The rehabilitation centre only treats families they believe have been affected by the Union Carbide gas leak 30 years ago. Human rights groups say that thousands of tonnes of hazardous waste remain buried underground, and the government has conceded it is contaminated. There has, however, been no long-term epidemiological research which conclusively proves that birth defects are directly related to the drinking of the contaminated water. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT HEALTH DISASTER BUSINESS INDUSTRIAL AGRICULTURE TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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INDIA-BHOPAL/WIDERIMAGE
RTR4FXR3
November 28, 2014
Eight-year-old Abhi, who suffers from mental and physical disabilities, plays outside his house at a...
Bhopal, India
Eight-year-old Abhi, who suffers from mental and physical disabilities, plays outside his house at a...
Eight-year-old Abhi, who suffers from mental and physical disabilities, plays outside his house at a slum in Bhopal November 15, 2014. Abhi receives treatment at a rehabilitation centre supported by Bhopal Medical Appeal which only treats families they believe have been affected by the Union Carbide gas leak 30 years ago. Human rights groups say that thousands of tonnes of hazardous waste remain buried underground, and the government has conceded it is contaminated. There has, however, been no long-term epidemiological research which conclusively proves that birth defects are directly related to the drinking of the contaminated water. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT HEALTH DISASTER BUSINESS INDUSTRIAL AGRICULTURE)

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ISRAEL/
RTR3FIGZ
October 02, 2013
An Israeli soldier wearing a protective gear is sprayed with water during a home front command drill...
Beit Shemesh, Israel
An Israeli soldier wearing a protective gear is sprayed with water during a drill simulating a chemical...
An Israeli soldier wearing a protective gear is sprayed with water during a home front command drill simulating a chemical attack in the town of Beit Shemesh, near Jerusalem October 2, 2013. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: MILITARY POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
CANADA-CRASH/
RTX13Q6G
September 18, 2013
A firefighter disposes of hazardous material at the scene of an accident involving a bus and a train...
Ottawa, Canada
A firefighter disposes of hazardous material at the scene of an accident involving a bus and a train...
A firefighter disposes of hazardous material at the scene of an accident involving a bus and a train in Ottawa September 18, 2013. A passenger train and a double-decker city bus collided on the outskirts of Ottawa on Wednesday, killing six people on the bus and injuring 30 others, emergency officials said. REUTERS/Blair Gable (CANADA - Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT)
INDIA/
RTR308W4
April 02, 2012
A firefighter reacts during an operation to extinguish the fire from a petrochemical factory on the outskirts...
Ahmedabad, India
A firefighter reacts during an operation to extinguish the fire from a petrochemical factory on the outskirts...
A firefighter reacts during an operation to extinguish the fire from a petrochemical factory on the outskirts of the western Indian city of Ahmedabad April 2, 2012. No casualties have been reported and the cause of the fire is unknown, fire officials said on Monday. REUTERS/Amit Dave (INDIA - Tags: DISASTER)
CHILE/
RTXUPLI
November 16, 2010
Firefighters take part in an exercise simulating rescue efforts after a chemical emergency inside the...
Valparaiso, Chile
Firefighters take part in an exercise simulating rescue efforts after a chemical emergency inside the...
Firefighters take part in an exercise simulating rescue efforts after a chemical emergency inside the Valparaiso Port, about 121 km (75 miles) northwest of Santiago November 16, 2010. REUTERS/Eliseo Fernandez (CHILE - Tags: DISASTER MARITIME SOCIETY)
INDIA
RTR2GZKC
August 02, 2010
Police detain victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, a gas leak from a Union Carbide pesticide plant...
New Delhi, India
Police detain victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy during a protest in New Delhi
Police detain victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, a gas leak from a Union Carbide pesticide plant that killed at least 3,500 people, during a protest in New Delhi August 2, 2010. Police detained hundreds of victims at a protest after they crossed the given deadline to leave the protest spot, a police official said. The protesters demanded the government revisit its recent decisions on issues of compensation, rehabilitation of victims and take legal action against U.S. chemical firm Union Carbide and its parent company Dow Chemicals. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: DISASTER CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
INDIA
RTR2GZK6
August 02, 2010
Children of the victims of 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, a gas leak from a Union Carbide pesticide plant that...
New Delhi, India
Children of the victims of 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy look out from a police bus after being detained at...
Children of the victims of 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, a gas leak from a Union Carbide pesticide plant that killed at least 3,500 people, look out from a police bus after being detained at a protest in New Delhi August 2, 2010. Police detained hundreds of victims at a protest after they crossed the given deadline to leave the protest spot, a police official said. The protesters demanded the government revisit its recent decisions on issues of compensation, rehabilitation of victims and take legal action against U.S. chemical firm Union Carbide and its parent company Dow Chemicals. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: DISASTER CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
INDIA/
RTR2F74S
June 15, 2010
An activist from Sadhbavana Adhikar Manch, a Non-Governmental Organisation, wearing a mask holds a banner...
Bhopal, India
Activist from Sadhbavana Adhikar Manch wearing mask holds banner during a protest against the Bhopal...
An activist from Sadhbavana Adhikar Manch, a Non-Governmental Organisation, wearing a mask holds a banner during a protest against the Bhopal gas disaster verdict in the central Indian city of Bhopal June 15, 2010. An Indian court last week sentenced seven people to two years each in prison for negligence in failing to prevent one of the world's worst industrial accidents that killed thousands of people in 1984. REUTERS/Raj Patidar (INDIA - Tags: DISASTER POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
RTR2EVUK
June 08, 2010
INDIA-BHOPAL/ - 3D graphic of the Bhopal gas disaster. An Indian court on Monday convicted former employees...
Bhopal, India
INDIA-BHOPAL/ C
INDIA-BHOPAL/ - 3D graphic of the Bhopal gas disaster. An Indian court on Monday convicted former employees of U.S. chemical firm Union Carbide for the world's worst industrial accident that killed thousands in 1984. RNGS (SIN01)
INDIA-BHOPAL/VERDICT
RTR2EUWS
June 07, 2010
Victims of the Bhopal gas disaster wear masks representing India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (L)...
Bhopal, India
Victims of Bhopal gas disaster attend a demonstration in Bhopal
Victims of the Bhopal gas disaster wear masks representing India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (L) and former chairman of Union Carbide Corporation Warren Anderson (C) attend a demonstration outside a court in the central Indian city of Bhopal June 7, 2010. An Indian court on Monday sentenced seven people to two years each in prison for negligence in failing to prevent one of the world's worst industrial accidents that killed thousands of people in 1984. REUTERS/Raj Patidar (INDIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST DISASTER SOCIETY)
INDIA/
RTR2DFS6
May 04, 2010
Protestors demonstrate outside India Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's office in New Delhi May 4, 2010....
New Delhi, India
Protestors demonstrate outside India Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's office in New Delhi
Protestors demonstrate outside India Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's office in New Delhi May 4, 2010. Dozens of survivors on Tuesday gathered to file "Right to Information" requests regarding the civil nuclear liability bill and its relationship with the lessons of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal, according to non-governmental organisations (NGO) 'Bhopal Group for Information and Action' and 'Children against Dow Carbide'. Under the "Right to Information act", citizens may request the release of information from a government body, who then will be required to respond within 30 days. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST DISASTER POLITICS)
INDIA/
RTR2DFRV
May 04, 2010
A protestor holds a placard during a protest outside India Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's office in...
New Delhi, India
A protestor holds a placard during a protest outside India Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's office in...
A protestor holds a placard during a protest outside India Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's office in New Delhi May 4, 2010. Dozens of survivors on Tuesday gathered to file "Right to Information" requests regarding the civil nuclear liability bill and its relationship with the lessons of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal, according to non-governmental organisations (NGO) 'Bhopal Group for Information and Action' and 'Children against Dow Carbide'. Under the "Right to Information act", citizens may request the release of information from a government body, who then will be required to respond within 30 days. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST DISASTER POLITICS)
INDIA/
RTXREAW
December 03, 2009
A local activist attends a demonstration to mark the 25th anniversary of the Bhopal gas disaster in Bhopal...
Bhopal, India
A local activist attends a demonstration to mark the 25th anniversary of the Bhopal gas disaster in Bhopal...
A local activist attends a demonstration to mark the 25th anniversary of the Bhopal gas disaster in Bhopal December 3, 2009. The Union Carbide plant in the central city of Bhopal, now owned by Dow Chemical, left a potent legacy when it accidentally released toxic gases into the air, killing thousands of people and causing many more to suffer in the world's most deadly industrial disaster. In the early hours of December 3, 1984, around 40 metric tonnes of toxic methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas leaked into the atmosphere and was carried by the wind to the surrounding slums. The government says around 3,500 died as a result of the disaster. Activists however calculate that 25,000 people died in the immediate aftermath and the years that followed. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause (INDIA DISASTER ENVIRONMENT ANNIVERSARY CONFLICT)
INDIA-BHOPAL/ANNIVERSARY
RTXREAQ
December 03, 2009
A local activist attends a demonstration to mark the 25th anniversary of the Bhopal gas disaster in Bhopal...
Bhopal, India
A local activist attends a demonstration to mark the 25th anniversary of the Bhopal gas disaster in Bhopal...
A local activist attends a demonstration to mark the 25th anniversary of the Bhopal gas disaster in Bhopal December 3, 2009. The Union Carbide plant in the central city of Bhopal, now owned by Dow Chemical, left a potent legacy when it accidentally released toxic gases into the air, killing thousands of people and causing many more to suffer in the world's most deadly industrial disaster. In the early hours of December 3, 1984, around 40 metric tonnes of toxic methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas leaked into the atmosphere and was carried by the wind to the surrounding slums. The government says around 3,500 died as a result of the disaster. Activists however calculate that 25,000 people died in the immediate aftermath and the years that followed. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause (INDIA DISASTER ENVIRONMENT ANNIVERSARY CONFLICT)
INDIA-BHOPAL/ANNIVERSARY
RTXREAF
December 03, 2009
Local activists attend a demonstration to mark the 25th anniversary of the Bhopal gas disaster in Bhopal...
Bhopal, India
Local activists attend a demonstration to mark the 25th anniversary of the Bhopal gas disaster in Bhopal...
Local activists attend a demonstration to mark the 25th anniversary of the Bhopal gas disaster in Bhopal December 3, 2009. The Union Carbide plant in the central city of Bhopal, now owned by Dow Chemical, left a potent legacy when it accidentally released toxic gases into the air, killing thousands of people and causing many more to suffer in the world's most deadly industrial disaster. In the early hours of December 3, 1984, around 40 metric tonnes of toxic methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas leaked into the atmosphere and was carried by the wind to the surrounding slums. The government says around 3,500 died as a result of the disaster. Activists however calculate that 25,000 people died in the immediate aftermath and the years that followed. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause (INDIA DISASTER ENVIRONMENT CONFLICT IMAGES OF THE DAY ANNIVERSARY)
INDIA/
RTXRD5S
December 02, 2009
A woman walks with her child in a slum area near the Union Carbide Corp pesticide plant in Bhopal December...
Bhopal, India
A woman walks with her child in a slum area near the Union Carbide Corp pesticide plant in Bhopal
A woman walks with her child in a slum area near the Union Carbide Corp pesticide plant in Bhopal December 2, 2009. In December 1984, the plant developed a toxic gas leak resulting in thousands of people dying in the aftermath, in what is called one of the world's worst industrial disasters. Bhopalis and environmental groups say many more people have been harmed since then by pollutants seeping out of the plant site into ground water, which they contend have caused health problems for nearby residents including cancer, growth retardation and dizziness. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause (INDIA DISASTER ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDIA/
RTXRD52
December 02, 2009
A woman walks in front of water tanks in a slum area near the Union Carbide Corp pesticide plant in Bhopal...
Bhopal, India
A woman walks in front of water tanks in a slum area near the Union Carbide Corp pesticide plant in Bhopal...
A woman walks in front of water tanks in a slum area near the Union Carbide Corp pesticide plant in Bhopal December 2, 2009. In December 1984, the plant developed a toxic gas leak resulting in thousands of people dying in the aftermath, in what is called one of the world's worst industrial disasters. Bhopalis and environmental groups say many more people have been harmed since then by pollutants seeping out of the plant site into ground water, which they contend have caused health problems for nearby residents including cancer, growth retardation and dizziness. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause (INDIA DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
INDIA/
RTXRCX7
December 02, 2009
Children climb up a wall with murals which surrounds the Union Carbide Corp pesticide plant in Bhopal...
Bhopal, India
Children climb up a wall with murals which surrounds the Union Carbide Corp pesticide plant in Bhopal...
Children climb up a wall with murals which surrounds the Union Carbide Corp pesticide plant in Bhopal December 2, 2009. In December 1984, the plant developed a toxic gas leak resulting in thousands of people dying in the aftermath, in what is called one of the world's worst industrial disasters. Bhopalis and environmental groups say many more people have been harmed since then by pollutants seeping out of the plant site into ground water, which they contend have caused health problems for nearby residents including cancer, growth retardation and dizziness. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause (INDIA DISASTER ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)
DOW/
RTXRBJX
December 01, 2009
A handicapped man walks in a slum area next to the Union Carbide Corp, now part of Dow Chemical Co, pesticide...
Bhopal, India
A handicapped man walks in a slum area next to the Union Carbide Corp, now part of Dow Chemical Co, pesticide...
A handicapped man walks in a slum area next to the Union Carbide Corp, now part of Dow Chemical Co, pesticide plant in Bhopal December 1, 2009, which in December 1984 developed a toxic gas leak resulting in thousands of people dying in the aftermath, in what is called one of the world's worst industrial disasters. Bhopalis and environmental groups say many more people have been harmed since then by pollutants seeping out of the plant site into ground water, which they contend have caused health problems for nearby residents including cancer, growth retardation and dizziness.REUTERS/Reinhard Krause (INDIA DISASTER ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS SCI TECH HEALTH SOCIETY)
DOW/
RTXRBJI
December 01, 2009
A handicapped man walks in a slum area next to the Union Carbide Corp, now part of Dow Chemical Co, pesticide...
Bhopal, India
A handicapped man walks in a slum area next to the Union Carbide Corp, now part of Dow Chemical Co, pesticide...
A handicapped man walks in a slum area next to the Union Carbide Corp, now part of Dow Chemical Co, pesticide plant in Bhopal December 1, 2009 which in December 1984 developed a toxic gas leak resulting in thousands of people dying in the aftermath, in what is called one of the world's worst industrial disasters. Bhopalis and environmental groups say many more people have been harmed since then by pollutants seeping out of the plant site into ground water, which they contend have caused health problems for nearby residents including cancer, growth retardation and dizziness.REUTERS/Reinhard Krause (INDIA DISASTER ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS SCI TECH HEALTH IMAGES OF THE DAY SOCIETY)
DOW/
RTXRBI3
December 01, 2009
A security guard walks in front of the Union Carbide Corp, now part of Dow Chemical Co, pesticide plant...
Bhopal, India
A security guard walks in front of the Union Carbide Corp, now part of Dow Chemical Co, pesticide plant...
A security guard walks in front of the Union Carbide Corp, now part of Dow Chemical Co, pesticide plant in Bhopal December 1, 2009, which in December 1984 developed a toxic gas leak resulting in thousands of people dying in the aftermath, in what is called one of the world's worst industrial disasters. Bhopalis and environmental groups say many more people have been harmed since then by pollutants seeping out of the plant site into ground water, which they contend have caused health problems for nearby residents including cancer, growth retardation and dizziness. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause (INDIA DISASTER ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS SCI TECH IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDIA/
RTXRBGZ
December 01, 2009
Security guards play cards on the roof of the former control room of the Union Carbide Corp pesticide...
Bhopal, India
Security guards play cards on the roof of the former control room of the Union Carbide Corp pesticide...
Security guards play cards on the roof of the former control room of the Union Carbide Corp pesticide plant in Bhopal December 1, 2009 which in December 1984 developed a toxic gas leak resulting in thousands of people dying in the aftermath. Local activists claim that many people who were exposed to the gas or by the use of contaminated water from near the factory have given birth to physically and mentally disabled children. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause (INDIA DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
INDIA/
RTXRAXF
November 30, 2009
The sun sets behind the Union Carbide Corp pesticide plant in Bhopal November 30, 2009. In December 1984,...
Bhopal, India
The sun sets behind the Union Carbide Corp pesticide plant in Bhopal
The sun sets behind the Union Carbide Corp pesticide plant in Bhopal November 30, 2009. In December 1984, a toxic gas leak developed at the plant resulting in the deaths of thousands of people. Local activists claim that many people who were exposed to the gas or by the use of contaminated water from near the factory have given birth to physically and mentally disabled children. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause (INDIA)REUTERS/Reinhard Krause (INDIA DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
INDIA/
RTXR9C5
November 29, 2009
Activists from Bhopal Gas Tragedy Survivors Group shout slogans as they protest against Union Carbide...
Bhopal, India
Activists from Bhopal Gas Tragedy Survivors Group shout slogans as they protest against Union Carbide...
Activists from Bhopal Gas Tragedy Survivors Group shout slogans as they protest against Union Carbide Corp, now owned by Dow Chemical Co, ahead of the 25th anniversary of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, in the central Indian city of Bhopal November 29, 2009. In December 1984, a Union Carbide Corp pesticide plant in Bhopal developed a toxic gas leak resulting in thousands of people dying in the aftermath. REUTERS/Raj Patidar (INDIA CONFLICT POLITICS ENVIRONMENT DISASTER BUSINESS)
Crime
Crime
AZF Trial - 19 Nov 2009
25 PICTURES
CHINA/
RTR25OLS
July 15, 2009
Residents walk beside smoke caused by a fire at a chemical plant in Yanshi, Henan province July 15, 2009....
YANSHI, China
Residents walk beside smoke caused by a fire at a chemical plant in Yanshi
Residents walk beside smoke caused by a fire at a chemical plant in Yanshi, Henan province July 15, 2009. A chemical plant explosion in central China's Henan Province early Wednesday has killed a factory worker and hospitalized 108 others, Xinhua News Agency reported. REUTERS/Carlf Zhang (CHINA DISASTER)
CHINA/
RTR25OCD
July 15, 2009
Fightfighters try to put out a fire at a chemical plant in Yanshi, Henan province July 15, 2009. A chemical...
Luoyang, China
Fightfighters try to put out a fire at a chemical plant in Yanshi, Henan province
Fightfighters try to put out a fire at a chemical plant in Yanshi, Henan province July 15, 2009. A chemical plant explosion in central China's Henan Province early Wednesday has killed a factory worker and hospitalized 108 others, Xinhua News Agency reported. REUTERS/Carlf Zhang (CHINA DISASTER)
China Earthquake
China Earthquake
Chlorine Reaction Injures Rescuers - 30 May 2008
10 PICTURES
INDIA/
RTX5ZD7
May 21, 2008
Bhopal gas tragedy survivors chain themselves to a lamp post during a protest outside India's Prime Minister...
New Delhi, India
Bhopal gas tragedy survivors chain themselves to a lamp post during a protest outside India's Prime Minister...
Bhopal gas tragedy survivors chain themselves to a lamp post during a protest outside India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence in New Delhi May 21, 2008. Dozens of survivors on Wednesday held a protest outside the PM's residence demanding the speedy resolution of their demands and legal action against Union Carbide and Dow and an empowered commission for rehabilitation of the victims. More than 3,500 people died in the world's worst industrial disaster after a poisonous gas spewed out of a factory in 1984. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA)
Health
Health
Iran-Iraq War Chemical Attack Victims Receive Health Check - 21 Oct 2007
20 PICTURES
IRAN/
RTR1V3ND
October 19, 2007
Hadi Ameri, who was injured in an Iraqi chemical attack during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, carries his...
Isfahan, Iran
Ameri, who was injured in an Iraqi chemical attack, carries his baby daughter as he attends a medical...
Hadi Ameri, who was injured in an Iraqi chemical attack during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, carries his baby daughter as he attends a government-sponsored medical gathering of visiting doctors in the city of Isfahan, 450 km (281 miles) south of Tehran, October 19, 2007. The doctors are in Isfahan to check on the health of the victims. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN)
IRAN/
RTR1V3N6
October 19, 2007
An Iranian man, who was injured in an Iraqi chemical attack during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, rests...
Isfahan, Iran
An Iranian man, who was injured in an Iraqi chemical attack, rests as he attends a medical gathering...
An Iranian man, who was injured in an Iraqi chemical attack during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, rests as he attends a government-sponsored medical gathering of visiting doctors in the city of Isfahan, 450 km (281 miles) south of Tehran, October 19, 2007. The doctors are in Isfahan to check on the health of the victims. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN)
IRAN/
RTR1V3MH
October 19, 2007
An Iranian man, who was injured in an Iraqi chemical attack during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, and his...
Isfahan, Iran
An Iranian man, who was injured in an Iraqi chemical attack, and his wife attend a medical gathering...
An Iranian man, who was injured in an Iraqi chemical attack during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, and his wife attend a government-sponsored medical gathering of visiting doctors in the city of Isfahan, 450 km (281 miles) south of Tehran, October 19, 2007. The doctors are in Isfahan to check on the health of the victims. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN)
IRAN/
RTR1V3LQ
October 19, 2007
Rostamali Shiravi, who was injured in an Iraqi chemical attack during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, uses...
Isfahan, Iran
Shiravi, who was injured in an Iraqi chemical attack, uses oxygen while attending a medical gathering...
Rostamali Shiravi, who was injured in an Iraqi chemical attack during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, uses oxygen while attending a government-sponsored medical gathering of visiting doctors in the city of Isfahan, 450 km (281 miles) south of Tehran, October 19, 2007. The doctors are in Isfahan to check on the health of the victims. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN)
USA-EXPLOSION/
RTR1M3ZN
February 07, 2007
Kansas City firefighters evacuate an elderly resident from her home after multiple explosions set fire...
Kansas City, UNITED STATES
Kansas City firefighters evacuate an elderly resident from her home after multiple explosions set fire...
Kansas City firefighters evacuate an elderly resident from her home after multiple explosions set fire to the Chemcentral plant in Kansas City, Missouri, February 7, 2007. The explosion and massive fire at the chemical storage facility near downtown Kansas City forced an evacuation and closed nearby roads, authorities and local media reports said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Dave Kaup (UNITED STATES)
INDIA BHOPAL
RTRH8R6
December 02, 2004
Gazala Praveen, 33, who became blind after methyl gas leaked from the Union Carbide factory in Bhopal...
Bhopal, India
Woman blinded by methyl gas holds her portrait on 20th anniversary of the Bhopal gas tragedy.
Gazala Praveen, 33, who became blind after methyl gas leaked from the Union Carbide factory in Bhopal in 1984 holds her portrait at age 13 at her house in the central Indian city of Bhopal December 2, 2004. More than 3,500 died soon after a Union Carbide plant, now a subsidiary of Dow Chemical Co., spewed clouds of highly toxic methyl isocyanate into the city, according to government figures. Authorities also say at least 15,000 people have died since the leak, although activists put the number at around 33, 000. December 2, 2004 marks the 20th anniversary of what many describe as the "chemical Hiroshima". REUTERS/Raj Patidar AH/FA
INDIA BHOPAL
RTRH7IR
December 02, 2004
Handicapped man walks past graffiti urging death on ex-Union Carbide chairman Anderson outside its closed...
Bhopal, India
Handicapped man walks past graffiti urging death on ex-Union Carbide chairman Anderson outside its ......
Handicapped man walks past graffiti urging death on ex-Union Carbide chairman Anderson outside its closed factory in Bhopal. A handicapped man walks past a graffiti urging death on former Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson outside its closed factory in the central Indian city of Bhopal December 2, 2004. More than 3,500 died soon after the plant, now a subsidiary of Dow Chemicals Co., spewed clouds of highly toxic methyl isocyanate into the city, according to government figures. India continues to pursue criminal charges against Anderson, now in the United States. Union Carbide and its partner, Union Carbide India Ltd, and Dow Chemicals which took over UCC in 2001, have publicly stated they bear no responsibility for the leak, its consequences or the posions still seeping into the ground. December 2, 2004 marks the 20th anniversary of what many describe as the "chemical Hiroshima". REUTERS/Raj Patidar
INDIA
RTR9X5M
September 03, 2004
Bhopal Gas victims hold wanted poster of former Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson during a protest...
Bhopal, India
Bhopal Gas victims hold wanted poster of former Union Carbide chairman Anderson during a protest in Bhopal....
Bhopal Gas victims hold wanted poster of former Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson during a protest outside a court in the central Indian city of Bhopal September 3, 2004. The victims demanded that former Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson be put on trial in India. More than 3,000 people were killed and tens of thousands injured when a tank at the Union Carbide of India Ltd (UCIL) pesticide plant in Bhopal leaked five tonnes of poisonous methyl isocyanate gas on 1984. REUTERS/Raj Patidar AH/LA
INDIA
RTRGGGS
March 31, 2004
Gas leak victims of the central Indian city of Bhopal sit outside a court during a demonstration March...
India
GAS VICTIMS OF CENTRAL INDIAN CITY OF BHOPAL SIT DURING A DEMONSTRATION.
Gas leak victims of the central Indian city of Bhopal sit outside a court during a demonstration March 31, 2004. The protestors were demanding that former Union Carbide Chairman Warren Anderson be brought before the court in Bhopal and a criminal case be filed against the Dow Chemical Company into which Union Carbide was merged. More than 3,000 people were killed and thousands injured when tonnes of toxic methyl isocyanate gas leaked from a Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal on December 3, 1984. REUTERS/Raj Patidar RP/AH/TW
INDIA
RTRGGGJ
March 31, 2004
Gas leak victims of the central Indian city of Bhopal sit outside a court during a demonstration March...
India
GAS VICTIMS OF CENTRAL INDIAN CITY OF BHOPAL SIT DURING A DEMONSTRATION.
Gas leak victims of the central Indian city of Bhopal sit outside a court during a demonstration March 31, 2004. The protestors were demanding that former Union Carbide Chairman Warren Anderson be brought before the court in Bhopal and a criminal case be filed against the Dow Chemical Company into which Union Carbide was merged. More than 3,000 people were killed and thousands injured when tonnes of toxic methyl isocyanate gas leaked from a Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal on December 3, 1984. REUTERS/Raj Patidar RP/AH/TW
INDIA
RTR25UR
August 27, 2003
An Indian protester uses a megaphone during a demonstration against the
1984 Bhopal gas tragedy in New...
New Delhi, Republic of India
INDIAN PROTESTER USES A MEGAPHONE DURING A DEMONSTRATION AGAINST THE
1984 BHOPAL GAS TRAGEDY IN NEW...
An Indian protester uses a megaphone during a demonstration against the
1984 Bhopal gas tragedy in New Delhi August 27, 2003. The victims
demanded that former Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson be put on
trial in an Indian court, and the victims be given more compensation
than allocated to them. More than 3000 people were killed and tens of
thousands injured when a tank at the Union Carbide's pesticide plant in
Bhopal leaked five tonnes of poisonous methyl isocyanate gas in 1984.
REUTERS/Kamal Kishore

JSG/FA
INDIA
RTRCYH7
October 29, 2002
A victim who lost her sight due to the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster,
listens to speakers during a rally...
New Delhi, Republic of India
A VICTIM OF THE 1984 BHOPAL GAS DISASTER ATTENDS A RALLY IN NEW DELHI.
A victim who lost her sight due to the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster,
listens to speakers during a rally in New Delhi, October 29, 2002. The
rally put foward demands that former Union Carbide chairman Warren
Anderson be put on trial. More than 3000 people were killed and tens of
thousands injured when a tank at the Union Carbide of India Ltd (UCIL)
pesticide plant in Bhopal leaked five tones of poisonous methyl
isocyanate gas on 1984. REUTERS/Kamal Kishore

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