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Iran–Iraq War

Operation Karbala-9

Apr, 1989
Sulaymaniyah, Iraq

The Iranians used a combination of semi-guerrilla and infiltration tactics in the Kurdish mountains with the Peshmerga. During Operation Karbala-9 in early April, Iran captured territory near Suleimaniya, provoking a severe poison gas counter-attack, and during Operation Karbala-10, Iran attacked near the same area, capturing more territory.


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