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Climate change may be blowing up arms depots


 

SUMMARY: It was a little before 4 A.M., on an airless morning in June 2018, when the arms depot in Baharka, Iraqi Kurdistan, blew up. Brightening the dawn sky for kilometers around, the blast sent rockets, bullets and artillery rounds hurtling in every direction. Officials say no one was killed. But were it not for the early hour and reduced garrison, the death toll might well have been horrendous.


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Published: Monday, November 18, 2019

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2019

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