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    WAR FRONT, IRAQ

    Large-scale Iranian offensives are claimed to have been crushed by Iraq.

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    1. SV Soldier firing machine gun from gun emplacement 0.03
    2. SV Soldier with gun moving through bunker 0.05
    3. SV Soldiers firing mortar and grenade launcher (2 shots) 0.18
    4. SVs Troops firing from gun emplacement (4 shots) 0.31
    5. GV Dead Iranian soldiers (5 shots) (MUTE) 0.52
    6. GV PAN Dead soldiers and discarded equipment and personal belongings (MUTE) (2 shots) 1.08
    7. SV PULL BACK TO GV Captured rifles and radios (MUTE) (4 shots) 1.39
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    Background: WAR FRONT, IRAQ

    Large-scale Iranian offensives are claimed to have been crushed by Iraq. The fighting has been taking place in Iran's oil-producing province of Khuzestan. The Iraqi's claim that Iranians have suffered heavy losses both of military hardware and men. The Gulf war, which has been continuing for 17 months, has resulted in severe casualties for both sides. Now Iraq has asked the Red Cross to press Iran to remove the Iranian dead from the battlefields. The war, which broke out following a series of border clashes, has left the Iraqis claiming full control of the Shatt El-Arab waterway which separates the two countries.

    Source: IRAQI TV

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    Film ID:
    VLVA21B3TARD941U0COHN3BHLYTDP
    Media URN:
    VLVA21B3TARD941U0COHN3BHLYTDP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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