In the Japanese city of Hanamaki (Iwate Prefecture) in the chemical plant has leaked more than 5 tonnes of liquid waste containing sodium cyanide. This is the agency AAP.
The substance is enough to kill 125 million people. The company's employees managed to reverse the effects of diversion, but experts check, put the waste into the groundwater. Not far from the plant is a river that flows through the neighboring town.
According to preliminary reports, the culprit of the accident was the driver of the snow-clearing vehicle that when clearing the yard accidentally touched a canister of waste and chemicals poured into the ground.
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