January 13, 2003
Release No: 03-01-12
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
COALITION FORCES DROP LEAFLETS IN SOUTHERN IRAQ
SOUTHWEST ASIA – Coalition aircraft dropped informational leaflets over
southern Iraq today.
Coalition forces dropped the leaflets at approximately 7:10 a.m. EST over
An Najaf. An Najaf is located approximately 85 miles southeast of Baghdad.
The Coalition dropped a total of 240,000 leaflets over the location.
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.
This was the fourteenth leaflet drop over southern Iraq by Coalition aircraft
in three months.
To see a picture of the leaflets dropped today, along with radio scripts
broadcast recently, follow the links below.
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