The Gulf Bombs and Missiles (Contd.)

The Gulf Bombs and Missiles (Contd.)

The battle of the cities was on again as Iraq and Iran resumed the bombing of each other's capitals after a respite of several weeks. Iraq opened the latest round with air attacks against Tehran, Iran's capital, and a dozen other cities. Iran in turn fired a surface-to-surface missile at Baghdad, reportedly destroying part of a soccer stadium, and launched air strikes against nine other Iraqi targets. Iran apparently was also responsible for a rocket strike on a West German freighter in the gulf.

Iraq, whose air superiority over Iran is estimated at about 7 to 1, declared that it had...

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