Via the BB Submitterator, pato pal ur says: "Here in Hungary we're undergoing one of the worst ecological catastrophes to have hit Europe in the past 20-30 years: a flood of deadly toxic sludge. This AlJazeera video sums up the awful situation. Many people have received chemical burns from the chemical slurry; some have died. Now it seems that three inundated towns will be razed completely along, with everything in them. "
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