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970409_cia_94741_94741_01.txt
Subject: SUBJ: UNSCOM MEMBER QUESTIONS ABOUT COALITION ACTIVITY, 1 APRIL 1992
Not Finally Evaluated Intelligence
TO FACILITATE ELECTRONIC ACCESS, THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN
REFORMATTED TO ELIMINATE INFORMATION THAT DOES NOT PERTAIN
TO GULF WAR ILLNESS ISSUES OR THAT IS CLASSIFIED. A COPY OF
THIS REDACTED DOCUMENT, IN ORIGINAL FORMAT, IS AVAILABLE ON
REQUEST.
010801Z APR 92
2.
A. A TOTAL OF 463 BINARY (GB, GF) 122MM ROCKETS WERE
EXPLOSIVELY DESTROYED DURING UNSCOM 29'S 32 DAYS IN IRAQ. NINETY
PERCENT OF THE ROCKETS ACTUALLY CONTAINED AGENT, AN ESTIMATED
TOTAL OF 3 TONS OF AGENT.
3.
A.           REQUESTED THAT ADDITIONAL
BACKGROUND INFORMATION BE PROVIDED UNSCOM BEFORE FURTHER
DESTRUCTION TAKES PLACE AT KHAMISIYAH. THE IRAQIS TOLD UNSCOM
29, AS THEY HAD TOLD UNSCOM 20, THAT THE DESTRUCTION AT THE
STORAGE SITE HAD BEEN CAUSED BY COALITION FORCES WHO HAD OCCUPIED
THE AREA UNTIL 10 MAR 91. UNSCOM 20 CONCLUDED THAT IT WAS
PROBABLE THAT THE IRAQIS HAD GATHERED THE ROCKETS HERE AND
ATTEMPTED TO DESTROY THEM THEMSELVES.            REQUESTED
DETAILS PERTAINING TO COALITION FORCES' ACTIVITIES AT THIS SITE:
WHO WAS THERE, WHEN WERE THEY THERE; HOW LONG DID THEY STAY' WHAT
ACTIONS WERE TAKEN; ETC.            AGREED TO SUBMIT A REQUEST FOR
THE INFORMATION.
1.5(c)
94741:94741

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