Survivors and their supporters look at photographs of the Bhopal gas disaster displayed during a protest on the anniversary of the tragedy near the Indian parliament in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. On this day in 1984, thousands of people died after a cloud of methyl isocyanate gas escaped from a pesticide plant operated by a Union Carbide subsidiary in Bhopal in central India.

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Tens of thousands of people in Bhopal, India, have died as a result of a massive leak of poisonous gas in 1982. Mnar Muhawesh, host of ‘Behind The Headline,’ meets Rachna Dhingra, an activist who moved to Bhopal in 2003 to help survivors fight for justice.