December 21, 2002
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
COALITION FORCES DROP LEAFLETS IN SOUTHERN IRAQ
MACDILL AFB, FL - For the eighth time in three months, coalition
aircraft dropped informational leaflets today over southern Iraq.
Coalition forces dropped leaflets over Al Amarah at approximately
4:30 a.m. EST and over As Samawah at approximately 5 a.m. EST.
Al Amarah is approximately 165 miles southeast of Baghdad, and
As Samawah is approximately 130 miles southeast of Baghdad. The
Coalition dropped a total of 240,000 leaflets over both locations.
The leaflets referred Iraqis to radio frequencies where Coalition
forces are broadcasting information about United Nations Security
Council Resolution 1441, United Nations weapons inspectors in
Iraq, Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's reign and other topics.
To see a picture of the leaflets dropped today or radio broadcasts,
follow the links below.
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