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Worse than ISIS & nuclear bomb? Mosul dam at risk from ongoing military ...

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A Bigger Problem Than ISIS?

According to a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers assessment, “Mosul Dam is the most dangerous dam in the world.”

Catastrophe looms in Iraq if Mosul Dam...

US: Iraq's Mosul Dam in danger of collapse If the dam ruptured, it would likely cause a catastrophe of Biblical proportions, loosing a wave as high as a hundred feet that would roll down the Tigris, swallowing everything in its path for more than a hundred miles. Large parts of Mosul would be submerged in less than three hours. Along the riverbanks, towns and cities containing the heart of Iraq’s population would be flooded; in four days, a wave as high as sixteen feet would crash into…

Mosul Dam could collapse at any minute 'killing 1.5 million people'. Huge Saddam Hussein-era dam near Isis territory is unstable experts warn with even a partial breach capable of causing flooding as far away as Baghdad.

A Bigger Problem Than ISIS?

The Mosul Dam is failing. A breach would cause a colossal wave that could kill as many as a million and a half people.

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Deterioration Of Iraq's Massive Mosul Dam Reaches Crisis Point

http://www.npr.org/2017/01/02/507922310/deterioration-of-iraqs-massive-mosul-dam-reaches-crisis-point

Obama: Mosul Dam No Longer Under ISIS Control

Obama: Mosul Dam 'No Longer' Under ISIS Control