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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I gave up counting the number of tear gas grenades fired after I counted 50 or so - the eventual number will have been in the hundreds - and stun grenades and rubbercoated steel bullets were fired at us all.
The CPT's report warned that the group has "serious misgivings about the use of tear gas grenades within confined spaces" by police during the demonstrations, "as was apparently the case on several occasions when demonstrators were apprehended inside buildings.
Police called for reinforcements who immediately began firing a large amount of sound bombs and tear gas grenades at the stone throwers.
Once again trash is piling up on the side of the road, children peddlers stock the passersby and the air is once again polluted by dust and gas fumes without the stinging-sweet smell of gas grenades.
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.