Air Raid


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air raid

[′er ‚rād]
(ordnance)
An attack of a place by aircraft; may consist of a bombing or strafing attack against a position or a city.

What does it mean when you dream about an air raid?

In most cases, the meaning of an air raid is straightforward. It reflects a feeling of being assaulted, of being under attack.

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The next day I went to see the results of the air raid and as I came down Holden Street I saw a police sergeant and an army lieutenant standing over a small hole in the road.
They had just got up to go to the air raid shelter and narrowly missed being hit by glass blasting out of their windows and onto the bed.
Karzai has been the subject of growing criticism for his inability to halt the air raids.
Believe me, the last thing you ever want to hear again is the warning, chilling sound of an air raid siren.
Although there were no casualties on that occasion, only two days later 16 people died and 40 were injured in an air raid on Hillfields.
There were immediate fears for Dot's dad, Jack, who was on duty at the time as an air raid warden.
April 08, 2015 (JUBA/WAU) -- South Sudanese officials have accused their northern neighbouring country, Sudan, of carrying out air raids against civilian settlements inside the country on Wednesday.
The 42-year-old said she knew straight away it was an air raid shelter from its unique shape and, while it could have comfortably housed a family, she imagines many more people would have been cowering in it as German bombing raids went on overhead.
It's got two brick walls and a concrete roof and it was just obvious it was an air raid shelter.
In addition to that, two young men in their twenties were slain in separate air raids on southern Gaza.
Newly updated satellite imagery to the Google Earth portal dated March 6, 2014 -- 10 days after the Israeli air raid -- shows fire-scorched ground and possible debris where the building once stood beside a dirt track south of Janta.
Four men were also killed in an air raid on Friday night in Al-Shehr district of Al-Baida'a.