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Iraq raids civilian centers in Iran, breaching pact

Iraqi aircraft raided the Iranian town of Bostan and the village of Magasis Ramleh, both in Khuzestan Province, near the southern front of the Persian Gulf war yesterday, the official Iranian news agency IRNA reported. About 14 people were killed and 96 injured.

Tehran said the raids breached a UN-sponsored agreement reached in June not to attack civilian centers.

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