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TONIGHT THE WORLD: Iranians lift seige of Abadan.

Iranian troops hit Iraki forces with big surprise attack around Abadan today lifting the seige of the oil refinery city tier a year of the gulf war, Radio Teheran reported.

The radio which called it Iran's greatest victory in the war, said more than 800 Iraki troops were killed or wounded and MOO caputred, along with hundreds of tanks and troop carriers, The Irakis were driven fom all areas east of the river Karun and roads from Mahshar and Ahwas to Abadan were reopened the broadcast said.
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Date:Jul 26, 2008
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