The toll of the chemical accident in Hungary gets worse, as a fifth person died, AFP informs. According to local officials, a man died on Friday due to the wounds suffered after the toxic spill in West Hungary.

On Monday, a deposit of chemical residue broke and leaked over 1 million cubic meter of toxic spill in the Torna river, an affluent of the Marcal river in West Hungary. Authorities declared a state of emergency in Veszprem, Gyor Moson Sopron and Vas regions.