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Ancient town on Tigris River awaits deluge

The town of Hasankeyf in Turkey's Kurdish-majority southeast will soon disappear in the waters of an artificial reservoir. Despite decades of protests, tens of thousands of people will be uprooted and 12,000 years of cultural heritage submerged.

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