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For the Record (1)

Algerian-backed Polisario guerrillas fighting for the Western Sahara's independence from Morocco say they have defeated the 6th, 8th, and 10th Moroccan Regiments and the "El Arak" special column in a fierce battle that killed hundreds of Moroccans. They also say large quantities of military equipment were captured or destroyed. The battle was fought at Ras el Khanfra in southern morocco, wherre both sides have reported heavy fighting since September.

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