Central/Eastern Europe: Hungary Industrial Accident: hungaryredsludge05

DEVECSER, HUNGARY.  A trail of towels still greets worshippers to the altar at the church during Sunday mass on November 21, 2010, less than two months after an industrial accident in nearby Ajka, Hungary sent a torrent of toxic red alumina sludge gusing through Devecser and several surrounding villages, killing ten, injuring hundreds and leaving several families homeless.

DEVECSER, HUNGARY. A trail of towels still greets worshippers to the altar at the church during Sunday mass on November 21, 2010, less than two months after an industrial accident in nearby Ajka, Hungary sent a torrent of toxic red alumina sludge gusing through Devecser and several surrounding villages, killing ten, injuring hundreds and leaving several families homeless.