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Operation Karbala-7
Part of the Iran–Iraq War
Date 4–8 March 1987
Location Iraqi Kurdistan
Result Decisive Iranian victory
Territorial
changes
Iran captures strategic Haj Omran highlands
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Operation Karbala-7 (Persian: عملیات کربلای ۷‎) was a successful Iranian offensive in Haj Omran during the Iran–Iraq War to prevent Iraq from rapidly transferring units to its defense lines at Basra after Iran had launched Operation Karbala-5 to capture the city of Basra.[1][2]

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