Jan. 18, 2003
Release No: 03-01-14
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
COALITION FORCES DROP LEAFLETS IN SOUTHERN IRAQ
SOUTHWEST ASIA – Coalition aircraft dropped informational leaflets over
southern Iraq today.
Coalition forces dropped leaflets at approximately 3:45 a.m. EST over
Al Kut. Al Kut is located approximately 100 miles southeast of Baghdad.
The Coalition dropped a total of 180,000 leaflets.
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 fourth leaflet drop over southern Iraq by Coalition aircraft
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