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New gains againts Iraq claimed by Iranian forces

Iran claimed new successes in its revived war with Iraq, but there was little independent evidence to confirm a major counteroffensive to drive enemy forces from its soil. A communique from the joint staff said 800 Iraqis were captured near Ahwaz, capital of Khuzestan. Iraq confirmed that there was heavy fighting, and said that the Iranians were retreati ng.

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