heavy bombardment

heavy bombardment

[′hev·ē bäm′bärd·mənt]
(ordnance)
A bombardment of great intensity, especially one with large aerial bombs or other missiles.
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Aleppo, SANA- The heavy bombardment by Turkish forces on the residential neighborhoods of Afrin area caused more civilian casualties.
2689412 AMMAN - Heavy bombardment on Eastern Ghouta in Syria kill at least 44 civilians and injure 197 others.
The inhabitants of the city are all underground, living in the basement or the cellars because of such heavy bombardment.
The citation read: "He displayed utter disregard for his own safety and performed this act of gallantry under heavy bombardment.
When overwhelmed with heavy bombardment and sniper fire, the Moros 'sallied forth into the open with kris and spear.
Aleppo has been under heavy bombardment by Russian army and Assad forces.
Gen, Raed Shakir Jawdat said in a statement, "The Second Artillery Brigade killed 15 elements of Daash during heavy bombardment to their positions in the north of Baiji.
These and other lunar craters spotted by GRAIL cast doubt that the Earth and moon were pummeled by rocks from the main asteroid belt some 4 billion years ago, a salvo dubbed the Late Heavy Bombardment.
The UK-based group that monitors the war and documents the number of casualties and deaths said that although the storms and freezing temperatures had caused problems for Syrian refugees , they had protected Syrians from fierce fighting and heavy bombardment.
The citation for Allan, 35, from Edinburgh, reveals a story of reveals a story of astonishing courage: astonishing courage: "After a heavy "After a heavy bombardment, bombardment, the ank of 61 the ank of 61 Division became Division became exposed.
Despite the heavy bombardment, the findings are compatible with the claim of liquid water on Earth's surface as early as about 4.
population who have been under heavy bombardment for the past twenty one days.