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CENTCOM NEWS RELEASE
HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
7115 South Boundary Boulevard
MacDill AFB, Fla.
33621-5101 Phone: (813) 827-5894; FAX: (813) 827-2211; DSN 651-5894

March 10, 2003
Release No: 03-03-13


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


COALITION FORCES DROP LEAFLETS IN SOUTHERN IRAQ

PRINCE SULTAN AIR BASE, Saudi Arabia – Coalition aircraft dropped informational leaflets today over Southern Iraq.

Coalition forces dropped 480,000 leaflets at approximately 3 a.m. local time over Al Hilla, approximately 60 miles south of Baghdad.

The leaflets referred Iraqis to radio frequencies where they can hear information about Coalition support for the Iraqi people and reaction of the international community to actions by Saddam Hussein’s regime. The radio broadcasts also include information about United Nations resolutions, opinions of world leaders and regional music.

(Leaflets dropped 10 March 2003 (2nd Drop))

 

 

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