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Iraq's Mosul Dam could collapse at any minute 'killing a million people'

January 2017

Iraq's biggest dam could collapse without warning and kill up to a million people, the engineers involved in building it have urgently warned.

There are grave concerns the dam could collapse in the near future as winter snow melt puts the already impaired structure under even greater strain.

“The dam is in a very dangerous situation now,” Dr Nasrat Adamo, the dam's former chief engineer, told the Independent.

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