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British military drop ballast sacks on dam to prevent flooding of UK town

Reuters Friday, 2 August 2019
A British military helicopter dropped sacks of ballast on Friday onto the outer slope of a dam that has partially collapsed and is at risk of bursting and flooding the town of Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire.
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News video: Water pumped from dam to prevent flooding of English town

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Engineers pumped water out of a reservoir on Saturday, in an effort to prevent a dam from collapsing and flooding the central England town below. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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