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Iran–Iraq War

Retaken The town of Bostan

Sunday Dec 6, 1981
Bostan, Khuzestan Province, Iran

The Iraqis failed to properly patrol their occupied areas , and the Iranians constructed a 14 km (14,000 m; 8.7 mi) road through the unguarded sand dunes, launching their attack from the Iraqi rear. The town of Bostan was retaken from Iraqi divisions by 7 December.