Shakidor Dam

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Shakidor Dam (also "Shadikor") was a small dam located near Pasni in Balochistan province of Pakistan. The dam was 485 metres long.[1] It was constructed in 2003 at a cost of 45 million Pakistani Rupees ($758,853) to provide irrigation for nearby farms.

On February 10, 2005, the dam burst due to heavy flooding caused by excessive rainfall, resulting in the deaths of around 70 villagers due to drowning and dragging their bodies into the Arabian Sea. Emergency search and rescue operations by the Pakistani military saved the lives of approximately 1,200 people.[2]

The dam, which was located at 25°31'49.03"N and 63°24'57.05"E, has not been rebuilt.

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Coordinates: 25°31′49″N 63°24′57″E / 25.53028°N 63.41583°E / 25.53028; 63.41583