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Iran said its troops struck nine miles into Iraq on the central front and inflicted heavy casualties before withdrawing. Iran’s official news agency also said that Iraqi air raids on Tehran and other cities killed at least 33 people. Iraq reported two air attacks on Tehran and said its warplanes also struck at Iran’s main oil terminal at Kharg Island. Meanwhile, Mohammed Ali Hadi, a member of Iran’s parliamentary defense commission, warned that Iran will start using chemical weapons in the 56-month-old war unless Iraq stops using them.


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