India's Tragic Event of 1984
Pictures of Hope
Picture: (Top) These victims of the disaster have to wear patches/masking over their eyes.
Picture: (Bottom) These Men are carrying children who are too weak/having reactions to the gas.
Stories of The Wounded
Dr.Jayshree MS a GDMO in DHS had family who lived near the site where the disaster took place. She wanted to go and see if her family was not harmed by the gas. Her co-workers on the other hand convinced her not to go until the their was news/signs that it was safe to go to the site. It was three days before she couldn't handle not seeing them. She went to the site and all she saw was a ghost town people were not to be seen and if there were people they were weak, dying or already passed on. She was told tales of people who on trains and didn't know that the ride they were taking would be their last. When she reached her family they were fine. They had the windows shut tightly and were in beds with blankets over them. Her family was lucky to not have been hurt by the gas.
Facts on The Bhopal Disaster
- 570,000 people died, around 5,000 died instantly
- Methyl Isocyanate (the poisonous gas) is also known as MIC