Feb. 24, 2003
Release No: 03-02-22
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
COALITION FORCES DROP LEAFLETS IN SOUTHERN IRAQ
MACDILL AFB, FL – Coalition aircraft dropped informational
leaflets over southern Iraq today. Coalition forces dropped leaflets
at approximately 5:00 p.m. EST at several locations near Al Kut,
Az Zubayr, Qalat Salih, Salman Az Azhir and AL Basrah. All locations
are south of Baghdad. The Coalition dropped a total of 360,000
leaflets over the locations.
Leaflets dropped today warned Iraqi forces not to use weapons
of mass destruction, and stated that any unit that chooses to
use weapons of mass destruction will face prompt and appropriate
responses by Coalition forces.