UK report says 60,000 affected by Turkish dam plan

Author: Reuters, Published on: 4 July 2001

Nearly 60,000 people would have their homes or land flooded by the proposed Ilisu dam project in southeast Turkey, a new report for the British government said yesterday. Britain's government commissioned the environmental impact report to help decide whether to underwrite participation in the project by British builders Balfour Beatty Plc, part of a consortium negotiating to build the dam across the Tigris river.

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