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Iraq insurgents use water as weapon after seizing dam

By Reuters | Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:34 AM
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FALLUJA, Iraq, April 11 (Reuters) - Insurgents in Iraq have added water to their arsenal of weapons after seizing control of a dam in the west of the country that enables them to flood certain areas and prevent security forces from advancing against them.

The dam helps distribute water from the Euphrates river on its course through the western province of Anbar, and is located some 5 km south of the city of...

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