air strike


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air strike

[′er ‚strīk]
(ordnance)
An attack on specific objectives by fighter, bomber, or attack air craft on an offensive mission; may consist of several air organizations under a single command in the air.

air strike

An attack on specific objectives by fighters, bombers, or attack aircraft on an offensive mission.
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TAP)- A Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has killed 109 civilians in air strikes in the past 10 days, including 54 at a crowded market and 14 members of one family in a farm, the top U.
Arvin Encinas, 6th Infantry Division (ID) spokesman, clarified earlier reports that 13 BIFF bandits were killed in the air strike.
The air strike took place in a suburb of Kunduz city after the Afghan Air Force targeted a vehicle Mawlawi Nooruddin was traveling in, police commander of north-eastern zone of Afghanistan, Khalilullah Zeyaye, said.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 15 IS jailers and fighters were also killed in the air strike that happened in the Deir El-Zour province on Monday.
Kabul [Afghanistan], June 15 ( ANI ): At least 43 Taliban insurgents have reportedly been killed in an Afghan Air Force air strike in Helmand province on Wednesday.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement the US-led coalition air strikes on the Syrian Army positions near the Eastern city of Deir Ezzur borders between "gross negligence" and "direct assistance" to ISIL militants.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday that Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was notified of the air strike which took place a day earlier, but declined to elaborate on the timing of the notification.
General John F Campbell, speaking at the Pentagon, said he was correcting an initial US statement that said the air strike was meant to defend US forces under fire.
Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed Yemen on Wednesday despite an announcement by Riyadh that it was ending its campaign of air strikes, while renewed fighting erupted on the ground between rebels and forces loyal to the exiled president.
A US state department official said on Friday the UAE had reaffirmed its commitment to the air strike coalition and there would be "positive news on the flight issues" in coming days.
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Instead Mr Putin goaded Mr Obama by accusing rebels of using the gas attack to "provoke" a foreign-led air strike.