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Operation Karbala 3 (Persian: عملیات کربلای 3) (Battle of Al-Ummiyah)[1][2] was an operation during Iran-Iraq war, which was launched by Iran[3] on 2 September 1987 with the operation code of "Hasbonallah wa Ne'mal Wakil (Persian/Arabic: حسبنا الله و نعم الوکیل)".[4]

The main impetus of the operation was to capture and destroy two Iraq docks (Al-Umayyah and Al-Bakr).[5][6] Alongside the main goal, there were other goals, too; amongst:[7]

Fulfillment of "operation WalFajr-8"[8][9] by destruction of the most significant naval base of Iraq, aborting its access through the north of Persian Gulf; making a safe naval area for shipping; and performing a naval operation and indicating a powerful presentation of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps naval forces in Persian Gulf.[7] As a result of operation Karbala-3, Iranian forces captured more than 100 Iraqi combatants, and 63 Iraqi forces were killed. Meanwhile, Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps of Iran annihilated 2 Iraqi fighter planes, a frigate, 15 anti-aircraft guns and 2 radar devices, plus obtaining 4 Iraqi radar devices.[7] The operation finally finished after two days battle between Iran and Iraq.[10]

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  1. "Operation Karbala-3". farsnews.com. https://www.farsnews.com/news/8808301728%20%20%20%20/%D9%86%D8%A8%D8%B1%D8%AF-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A7%D9%85%D9%8A%D9%87. Retrieved 28 September 2019. 
  2. "Battle of Al-Ummiyah, reflex of "Operation Karbala-3"". seraj24.ir. https://seraj24.ir/news-details/68882/%D9%86%D8%A8%D8%B1%D8%AF-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A7%D9%85%DB%8C%D9%87---%D9%84%D8%B4%DA%A9%D8%B1%DB%B1%DB%B4-%D8%A7%D9%85%D8%A7%D9%85-%D8%AD%D8%B3%DB%8C%D9%86-%DA%86%DA%AF%D9%88%D9%86%D9%87-%D8%AC%D9%87%D8%A7%D9%86-%D8%B1%D8%A7-%D9%85%D8%AA%D8%AD%DB%8C%D8%B1-%DA%A9%D8%B1%D8%AF%7C%D8%A8%D8%A7%D8%B2%D8%AA%D8%A7%D8%A8-%D8%B9%D9%85%D9%84%DB%8C%D8%A7%D8%AA-%DA%A9%D8%B1%D8%A8%D9%84%D8%A7%DB%8C-3-%D8%AF%D8%B1-%D8%B1%D8%B3%D8%A7%D9%86%D9%87-%D9%87%D8%A7%DB%8C-%D8%AE%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%AC%DB%8C+%D8%AA%D8%B5%D8%A7%D9%88%DB%8C%D8%B1/. Retrieved 28 September 2019. 
  3. Operation Karbala-3 tebyan.net Retrieved 28 September 2019
  4. Reviewing operation Karbala 3 defapress.ir Reviewed 23 September 2019
  5. "Destruction of the platforms of "Al-Bakr and Al-Amiyah", The Legacy of Karbala-3 Operation". yjc.ir. https://www.yjc.ir/fa/news/4966829/%D8%A7%D9%86%D9%87%D8%AF%D8%A7%D9%85-%D8%B3%DA%A9%D9%88%DB%8C-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A8%DA%A9%D8%B1-%D9%88-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A7%D9%85%DB%8C%D9%87-%D9%85%DB%8C%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%AB-%D8%B9%D9%85%D9%84%DB%8C%D8%A7%D8%AA-%DA%A9%D8%B1%D8%A8%D9%84%D8%A7%DB%8C-3. Retrieved 28 September 2019. 
  6. The commencement of "operation Karbala-3" irdc.ir Retrieved 28 September 2019
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 "Karbala-3 Operation.". aviny.com. http://www.aviny.com/Occasion/enghelab_jang/defaemoghaddas/87/Amaliatha/Karbala3/karbala3.aspx. Retrieved 28 September 2019. 
  8. Readout of Operation Karbala-3 police.ir Retrieved 28 September 2019
  9. "Karbala-3 (Operation)". defamoghaddas.ir. http://defamoghaddas.ir/fa/fight/%DA%A9%D8%B1%D8%A8%D9%84%D8%A7-3. Retrieved 28 September 2019. 
  10. "Amaliay (operation) Karbala-3". aviny.com. http://www.aviny.com/Occasion/enghelab_jang/defaemoghaddas/93/amaliat/zamini/karbala-3/karbala.aspx?%D8%B9%D9%85%D9%84%DB%8C%D8%A7%D8%AA-%20%DA%A9%D8%B1%D8%A8%D9%84%D8%A7-3. Retrieved 28 September 2019. 

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