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Quch-Soltan’s defensive operation (April 16th, 1981)

iran and iraq war- soldier

During Iranian limited attack in Shush, Iraqi forces simultaneously made an attack in Marivan local area,

Qoch Soltan heights, Qalanjan, Kani Chenareh and Hanibraneh.

Iraq aimed to recapture border heights, gain access to heights appropriate for defense, reinforce and support the anti-revolutionary forces and draw Iranian forces attention to northwest area. Resistance of friendly forces including a battalion of army's Kurdistan 28th infantry division and a number of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps volunteers under the supervision of 28th division headquarter aborted enemy's aims.

Result:

-following the violent resistance of Islam's army brave men, enemy's attack was repelled and Iraqi forces had to withdraw.

- Iraqis suffered 12 killed and 18 wounded in this attack.


Source:

Atlas of Unforgettable Battles (Ground forces operations in eight years of holy defense)

Compilation: Staff Colonel Mojtaba Jafari


Other links:

Chaghalvand offensive operation (March 20th, 1980)

Roqabieh offensive operation (March 19th, 1980)

Kolineh and Seyyed Sadeq offensive operation (2) (March 6th, 1981)

Tavakol offensive operation (January 10th, 1981)

Kharazm (Zolfaghar strike) offensive operation

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