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Hungary toxic spill (photos)

The reservoir of an alumina plant burst, flooding several towns in western Hungary with red sludge. At least three people were killed, officials said Tuesday.

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Hungarian sludge disaster darkens mood
Article | KOLONTAR, Hungary - The disaster that buried three Hungarian villages in caustic red sludge last week is deepening the gloom of a country gripped by recession, polarization and the near-ubiquitous feeling that its people are doomed to be victims of calamity.

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