February 14, 2003
Release Number: 03-02-11
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
COALITION FORCES DROP LEAFLETS IN SOUTHERN IRAQ
SOUTHWEST ASIA – Operation Southern Watch Coalition aircraft
dropped 360,000 informational leaflets over southern Iraq today.
Coalition forces dropped the leaflets at approximately 2 p.m,
EST over Shalhah, Al Qurnah, and Al Madina, approximately 200
miles southeast of Baghdad.
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.
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