Khosr River

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The Khosr River (Arabic: نهر الخوصر‎, Nahr al-Khosr) was a tributary of the Tigris River which ran directly through the centre of the ancient city of Nineveh in Northern Mesopotamia.[1] During the reign of Sennacherib, walls were built along the banks of the Khosr to prevent it from flooding.[1]

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  1. ^ a b John, McClain. "The Destruction of Nineveh". Brownstone Journal. Archived from the original on 12 September 2008. Retrieved 19 March 2008.