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Hungary steps up toxic sludge spill battle in Ajka

Efforts are continuing in Hungary to shore up the reservoir which gave way last week, releasing thousands of tonnes of toxic waste that killed at least seven people.

Prime Minister Victor Orban has warned that cracks in the walls of the reservoir were getting worse, and that it could collapse completely.

The BBC's Duncan Kennedy reports from Ajka in western Hungary.

  • 10 Oct 2010
  • From the section Europe
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