Hungary battles toxic spill

A state of emergency has been declared after the chemical waste burst from a reservoir.

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    The Hungarian government has declared a state of emergency after a chemical waste burst from a reservoir at an alumina plant.

    The government labelled the disaster a "catastrophe" after three western counties were damaged by poisonous flood from a reservoir at an aluminum plant that broke its walls on Monday.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Potter reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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