Hungary Declares State of Emergency, MTI Says

Hungary Declares State of Emergency, MTI Says

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More than 1 million cubic meters (35 million cubic feet) of the sludge, a byproduct of alumina production, were released, flooding Devecser and two nearby villages, 160 kilometers (100 miles) southwest of Budapest, the state-run MTI news service reported.