Mines swept away by the floods threaten the towns of Iraq's border with Iran
Threaten thousands of mines swept away by flash floods coming from Iran towards Iraqi territory the lives of citizens in villages and towns adjacent to the border with Iran. Citizens fear of transmission of thousands of such mines with severe floods and torrential to a larger space in the villages and rural areas and cities.
At a time when the southern regions where the need to revive those floods villages and agricultural lands and orchards because of the drought-stricken river water scarcity, citizens fear that collects those coming with mine flood in their orchards and farms that threatens their lives.
He warned the mayor of the town of Badra 0.243 kilometers south of the capital Baghdad on the Iranian border, Abdul-Jabbar Mohammed citizens of mines swept away by torrents of Iranian territory towards Iraqi territory on the Iraq-Iran border along the risk.
He said Mohammed in a press statement that "the border areas with Iran is witnessing an influx of wave is very large flood of heavy rains that fell during the eight hours the past forty, and suffered" fatigue "River, which is considered a major source to feed the border territory of the waves of a great flood at a flow rate reached in the river basin between 500 - 700 cubic meters. "
"The floods exceeded the energy absorption of the river, what specialists had to pass those big waves through the dam immersion toward the border town of Badra with Iran," following up "despite the fact that towns need these floods and rains for the recovery of the agricultural sector and to cover production requirements after the scarcity of water, rivers and drought which hit, but we warn the citizens of the danger of mines which swept away by flash floods, especially in the vicinity of the Iraqi Iranian border towns
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