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US Army Study: Iraq's Mosul Dam at 'Higher Risk' of Failure

The US Army Corps of Engineers say they have identified “signs of distress” at Mosul dam, indicating that it is at “significantly higher risk of failure” than previously understood. The internal assessment, made public by Iraqi parliament Monday, concludes that the risk of the dam failing has increased over the past year. Previous studies have warned that over half a million people could die if Mosul dam collapsed. The assessment is dated Jan. 30, just days before Iraq’s prime...

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