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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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In Juba, military spokesman for South Sudanese army, Colonel Philip Aguer, confirmed to Sudan Tribune the Raja bombings on Wednesday, adding that another air raid also occurred on the same day in Northern Bahr el Ghazal state.
This air raid was not a reprisal raid for the bombing of Dresden, which was attacked by Allied aircraft from February 13 to 15, 1945, some four years after the Mansion House was blitzed.
But, the local council in Al-Sheher district held a meeting on Saturday afternoon with sheikhs and public figures of the district in order to discuss the air raids.
Wilfred, who is believed to have lived in Starley Road, in the city centre, with his partner May Russell, was given a bronze medal by the RSPCA for his courage and humanity in rescuing the horses from stables at Coventry's Railway Goods Depot during an air raid on April 8, 1941.
Its purpose was to providethe Government with a complete picture of air raid pat-terns, types of weapon used and the damage caused.
The Turkish warplanes have been carrying air raids against Kurdistan's border areas, under justification of chasing elements of the anti-Ankara Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), forcing large numbers of citizens of those areas to desert their home villages, including an air raid that killed 7 of them in a village north of Kurdistan's Sulaimaniya city on Sunday.
The cellar was transformed to allow pupils to experience an evacuation to an air raid shelter, with the air raid siren blasting out eerily.
Pakistan, Sept 2 (ANI): At least six civilians, including women and children, have been killed in a military air raid in Pakistan.
So-called "friendly fire" incidents continue to occur in Afghanistan, despite tighter new rules of engagement designed to limit the use of air raids.
Hundreds of Air Raids, Thousands of Bombs Dropped by Saudi In a Month
The military claimed it shot down one rebel aircraft after a bombing raid, but the LTTE has maintained its aircraft returned safely to base after all air raids.
We were also on fire watch looking out for anything that was happening and were trained in fire fighting to help put flames out after the air raids.