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gas bomb

[′gas ‚bäm]
(ordnance)
A bomb designed to produce casualties among personnel and to contaminate an area; a burster charge splits the bomb case and disperses the gas filler over the area.
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Several of his acquaintances reportedly said he had been brandishing the tear gas bomb earlier in the day and had been threatening to carry out the attack for days.
The judge said the two men planted the gas bomb two months after nerve gas was released on the Tokyo subway system, killing 12 people and making some 6,000 sick.
Taking strict security measures at the Eczaneler Junction, police intervened in the group with pressurized water and gas bombs.
Warning the protestors, who gathered in front of the Galatasaray College, located in ystiklal Boulevard, the police threw water cannon and gas bombs to the group.
Lobna Darwish, one of the protesters, said she saw a teenager being hit in the face with a tear gas bomb.
Following used rubber bullets and threw gas bombs to the family members, Israeli soldiers left from the scene.
Turkish police used gas bomb and pressurized water by water cannons to disperse the group which stirred tension in the city.
Police fires gas bomb and tear gas to disperse crowd waling to EU building in the city.
SEVEN people were killed in a horror gas bomb attack at a disco in Lisbon early yesterday and 60 others taken to hospital.
In Bil'in, this week's protest commemorate the seventh anniversary of the death of Bassem Abu Rahma, a nonviolent activist who was killed in April 2009 after an Israeli soldier shot him in the chest with a high-velocity gas bomb.
The Committee added that the head of Bil'in village Council, Bassel Mansour, 40, was shot with a gas bomb in his leg, while dozens of locals, Israeli and international peace activists suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.
They marched carrying posters of her and pictures of Tristan Anderson, an American peace activist who was seriously injured after a high-velocity Israeli gas bomb struck him in the forehead, on March 13 2009, causing cognitive impairment and physical disability.