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))