St. Petersburg Times
Online: Iraq

U.S. troops face the task of restoring order

Published April 12, 2003

TA directive was issued to U.S. forces Friday telling them they should avoid deadly force to curb looting, but curfews will be enforced in areas they control. The directive also instructs troops to ensure that services and institutions continue operations.

SOURCES: National Imagery and Mapping Agency; Omni Resources; CIA; United Nations

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