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  • Baghdad, Iraq
    Wednesday Oct 1, 1980

    Iran–Iraq War

    Air attacks

    Baghdad, Iraq
    Wednesday Oct 1, 1980

    By 1 October, Baghdad had been subjected to eight air attacks. In response, Iraq launched aerial strikes against Iranian targets.




  • Mandali, Iraq
    Friday Oct 1, 1982

    Iran–Iraq War

    Operation Muslim ibn Aqil

    Mandali, Iraq
    Friday Oct 1, 1982

    After Iran's failure in Operation Ramadan, they carried out only a few smaller attacks. During Operation Muslim ibn Aqil (1–7 October), Iran recovered 150 km2 (58 sq mi) of disputed territory straddling the international border and reached the outskirts of Mandali before being stopped by Iraqi helicopter and armoured attacks.




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