gas grenade


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gas grenade

[′gas grə‚nād]
(ordnance)
Popular name for a chemical grenade designed to release a war gas, usually tear gas or other irritants.
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The Israeli soldiers pushed them back and threw tear gas grenades at them, but to no avail.
There are reports that some officers actually fired tear gas grenades into the Cathedral.
Police called for reinforcements who immediately began firing a large amount of sound bombs and tear gas grenades at the stone throwers.
Tear gas grenades and live ammunition were used against 40,000 participating in funerals for people in the Damascus suburb of Irbeen killed Monday.
On one night there was something like 15 or 16 gas grenades thrown and probably 40 or 50 CS gas rounds.
46 people, including three members of music band Yorum, were detained in an operation staged with gas grenades on DHKP-C (The Revolutionary People's Liberation Party/Front) in Istanbul.
Security forces and the army, who were deployed throughout the city, intervened and fired live bullets and threw tear gas grenades in order to separate the protesters.
Seriously, if we had a warehouse full of ballistic body armour, tear gas grenades, and rubber bullets, on the day the show opened we'd have been sitting there with our feet on a table, hands behind our heads, with a smug grin on our cheeky little faces.
Some five thousand people made their way to the Interior Ministry building where they were subjected to tear gas grenades by the police.
Through public bidding, Guatemala will acquire 8,000 automatic 9mm pistols and 3,000 AK-47 assault rifles, plus 7 million ammunition rounds for the guns, 5,000 tear gas grenades, 2,000 smoke grenades, 2.
Every time the regime confirms that the "election conspiracy" is over, they show that murder, imprisonment, and tear gas grenades will not stop their movement.