In the city of Ajka explosion, broke the dam

Late on Monday evening at the factory for the production of alumina Ajkai Timfoldgyar Zrt in the vicinity of the Hungarian cities Ike exploded, broke dikes protecting the neighborhood from the thousands of tons of chemical waste - red mud. As a result of 700 thousand cubic meters of poisoned water with great speed gushed from the hill. On her way were three settlements: hundreds of homes, thousands of residents. Toxic substances have already reached local reservoirs. Now one of the major threats - the possibility of getting the toxic water in major rivers, including the Danube. In this scenario, the ecological disaster can grow to international scale.


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