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Hungary toxic spill: 'You can't escape from the mud'

Hungary's PM Viktor Orban has described the situation as "under control", following Monday's huge toxic sludge spill in Hungary.

Pollution levels in the Danube are said to have fallen but concerns remain that toxins from the drying sludge could be spread through the air.

And authorities are still faced with a massive clean-up operation after the sludge, from a burst reservoir at an alumina plant in Ajka, swamped villages and destroyed homes.

The BBC's Duncan Kennedy visited the area to assess the damage.

  • 08 Oct 2010
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