Bhopal disaster firm quits India

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The Independent Online
New Delhi (AP) - Union Carbide yesterday sold the pesticide plant that leaked lethal gas 10 years ago, killing more than 3,000 people, and quit the country. The money was set aside for the thousands of victims of the worst industrial accident in history. The plant in Bhopal and the firm's other assets were sold for 2.9bn rupees ( pounds 60m) in line with an order by the Supreme Court.