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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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.
HATAY (CyHAN)- As heavy bombardment against Turkmen Day-y (Turkmen Mount) region continues, smokes stemming from exploded missiles are being seen with naked eye from southern Turkish province of Hatay's Yayladay-y district neighboring with TE-rkmen Day-y located in Syria.
It has come under heavy bombardment by Al Houthi militants backed by forces loyal to ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh, since the Saudi-led Arab coalition launched its offensive in March to liberate Yemen from Al Houthi militant rule and restore the legitimate president Abd Rabbo Mansour Al Hadi to power.
For its part, protect people forces, the military wing of the PKK, said in a statement that their headquarters in the province of Kurdistan have been, throughout the night, subjected to heavy bombardment by Turkish fighter jets, adding that the ceasefire is meaningless, and we will announce soon to our citizens the results of this bombing.
Meanwhile, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said two persons were killed and another was wounded during heavy bombardment by barrel bombs which were dropped by the regime warplanes outisde Daraa.
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.
Heavy bombardment hit areas east of the Strip, particularly the neighborhood of Shaja'ia, where more than 50 were killed by the Israeli assault on Sunday.
Al Shamsi said that some people were also exploiting the situation in Gaza where many people have been killed due to heavy bombardment from the Israeli army.
The situation is worsening in Gaza, while columns of tanks enter the area in a major escalation of the offensive, Gaza continues facing heavy bombardment.