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CENTCOM NEWS RELEASE
HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
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Jan. 23, 2003
Release No: 03-01-17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

COALITION FORCES DROP LEAFLETS TO DISCOURAGE COMMUNICATION REPAIRS

SOUTHWEST ASIA - Coalition aircraft dropped informational leaflets over southern Iraq today.

Coalition forces dropped leaflets at approximately 12:30 p.m. EST over a communication facility near Al Amarah, approximately 165 miles southeast of Baghdad. The Coalition dropped a total of 240,000 leaflets.

The leaflets urged Iraqi military not to repair previously bombed communication equipment and facilities that aid in tracking and engaging Coalition aircraft.

This was the sixth leaflet drop over southern Iraq by Coalition aircraft in 2003.

To see a picture of the leaflets dropped today, along with transcripts of recent radio broadcasts, follow the link below.

 

 

 


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