If the dam is destroyed Bagdad would flood. - The dam lies on the Tigris River, which runs through Iraq’s capital, Baghdad. It provides electricity to the million residents of Mosul and is the fourth-largest dam in the Middle East.
3 Architects and Builders Discuss Iraq's Reconstruction Challenges - Curbedclockmenumore-arrow : Mosul Dam dangers highlight incredible difficulties in nation's architecture and construction industries
Mosul dam engineers warn it could fail at any time, killing 1m people