Wave of red sludge kills four in Hungary

6th October 2010, Comments 0 comments

A wave of toxic sludge from an aluminium plant in southwestern Hungary swept through three towns killing four people, 5 October. The Hungarian government declared a state of emergency in three districts including the towns of Kolontar, Somlovasarhely and Devecser. A dam broke in a nearby aluminium refinery and an estimated 1.1 million cubic metres ...

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