News: Hungarian Disaster

Hungarian police have detained the head of the aluminum company responsible for a flood of caustic red sludge that killed eight people. Police say they were questioning the managing director in suspicion of public endangerment causing multiple deaths and environmental damage. Hungarian prime minister victor Orban says his administration is freezing the
company’s assets. Orban says he wants to be sure funds will be available to compensate for the damages caused by the disaster.
Meanwhile, workers are building a containment wall to protect the village of Kolantar in case of a new flood of toxic sludge.
A reservoir at the aluminum company failed, causing the deluge and experts were worried about a second failure. Experts from sweden, austria and belgium are also on site to help the government assess the environmental damage.