Hungary battles toxic spill

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



    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


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    The Power Worshippers: A look inside the American religious right

    The Power Worshippers: A look inside the American religious right

    An insight into the history and present of Christian nationalism, the movement behind Donald Trump's religious support.

    Mapping US police killings of Black Americans

    Mapping US police killings of Black Americans

    Black Americans are two-and-a-half times as likely as white Americans to be killed by police officers.

    From the plague to MERS: A brief history of pandemics

    From the plague to MERS: A brief history of pandemics

    What you need to know about the other pandemics that shook the world.