Central/Eastern Europe: Hungary Industrial Accident: hungaryredsludge11

AJKA, HUNGARY.  Disaster management workers inspect the cracks in the wall of the toxic red alumina sludge reservoir at the MAL plant on November 22, 2010, seven weeks after a rupture caused a torrent of the hazardous material to pour into the surrounding countryside and into several villages including Kolontar and Devecser, Hungary, killing ten, including a 14 month old baby, injuring hundreds and leaving several families homeless.

AJKA, HUNGARY. Disaster management workers inspect the cracks in the wall of the toxic red alumina sludge reservoir at the MAL plant on November 22, 2010, seven weeks after a rupture caused a torrent of the hazardous material to pour into the surrounding countryside and into several villages including Kolontar and Devecser, Hungary, killing ten, including a 14 month old baby, injuring hundreds and leaving several families homeless.