Approx. 20 tons of fish have been killed in a river in eastern Serbia, probably by toxic waste from a industrial zone.
The inspector from the Serbian government ministry of ecology, said that the incident in the Beli Timok river, about 250 km east of the serbian capital, was of "massive proportions."
He added that the river was contaminated from the sewage system, which is connected to the Knjazevac industr. zone.It was not immediately clear what kind of chemical caused the disaster. Experts predicted that the Beli Tomik ecosystem would take 10 years to recover.ZDROJ: Int. Herald Tribune Europe, kráceno, upraveno