Hungary declares state of emergency in three counties
Hungary says it will take more than a year and cost tens of millions of dollars to clear up the damage caused by toxic sludge which burst from a reservoir.
Four people were killed by the debris which cut a swathe a kilometre wide, engulfing nearby villages.
Nearly 500 police officers and soldiers, including six emergency detection teams, have now been deployed.
Nick Thorpe reports from the town of Devecser.
05 Oct 2010
- From the section Europe