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Tughlaqabad gas leak: After 14 days, many questions still remain unanswered

The Tughlaqabad event does not seem to have stirred officialdom

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

Has the horrific Bhopal gas tragedy of 1984, considered the world's worst industrial disaster that claimed nearly 4,000 lives and left hundreds of thousands with various stages of disability, been all but forgotten? A recent incident would make one think so. Eye and throat irritation sent several school children to hospitals on May 6 after a reported leak of a toxic chemical from a container truck parked at a state-run customs depot in Tughlaqabad in south Delhi. This, and the fact the chemical was meant to be delivered to a pesticide company in Sonepat in neighbouring Haryana, ...

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First Published: Sat, May 20 2017. 15:36 IST
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