hand grenade

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hand grenade

[′hand grə‚nād]
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A grenade designed to be thrown by hand.
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One Capitol Hill resident stated that "the riot police advanced down Broadway back towards my apartment, firing concussion grenades and tear gas the whole time.
People have risen up in Seattle, facing plastic bullets, concussion grenades, multiple gases and mass arrests to stop the World Trade Organization, a financial and corporate power grab on a world scale, from destroying our air, water, and food, and reducing us to political slavery.
Tony Harper said members of the SWAT team used a concussion grenade that was thrown into Darryl Brown's house to disorient Mark Brown, who was armed with a semiautomatic gun.
IMEMC also stated that, "as the protesters marched, chanting against the occupation, the illegal colonies, the Apartheid Wall and the ongoing Israeli military escalation, the soldiers fired gas bombs and concussion grenades at them when they reached Palestinian orchards in the ath-Thaher area".
Sources informed WAFA that a large military force stormed Jenins Refugee Camp and town of Burqin to the west, raiding and searching several homes amid firing tear gas canisters and concussion grenades, spurring clashes with locals.
Police said they used only teargas and concussion grenades to disperse protesters in the Abu Saiba area of Northern Bahrain.
Four concussion grenades were thrown at army posts in Ain al-Rummaneh, Tayyouneh and Shatila on Monday, media reports said.
They say they were fired on as they marched to the so-called apartheid wall in the village of Billin and were hit by tear gas, concussion grenades and rubber bullets.
Bethlehem women had tried to take food into the church but were kept back with concussion grenades.
A spokesman for the Federal Security Service in the regional capital of Stavropol, Valery Kavtosenkov, said the operation began when commandos set off two concussion grenades.
6500 Palestinians suffered the teargas inhalation, 255 suffered fractures and bruises after being assaulted by Israeli soldiers and paramilitary settlers, and more than 25 suffered burns due to Israeli gas bombs and concussion grenades.