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