intermittent firing

intermittent firing

[¦in·tər¦mit·ənt ′fīr·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
Cyclic firing whereby fuel and air are burned in a furnace for frequent short time periods.
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As of now, an intermittent firing between the troops and terrorists is underway.
At least nine were killed with 38 injured as five burqa-clad terrorists stormed the building and resorted to intermittent firing.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), burqa-clad terrorists stormed the building and resorted to intermittent firing that killed nine students and severely injured 38 people including two policemen and one journalist who were then shifted to Khyber Teaching Hospital.
The Border Security Force (BSF) launched Operation Arjun following intermittent firing and ceasefire violations from across the border in Jammu region, following which Pakistani forces spoke to the Indian side and sought peace along the border.
Intermittent firing exchanges are still going on in the area.
A rebel source also said that despite intermittent firing across the city's front lines, fighting had subsided and no army shelling of residential areas had been heard.
Intermittent firing was continuing, the official said, adding security forces were chasing the militants to ensure lasting peace in the area.
According to sources, one person sustained injury when a shell was fired targeting a house in Pindi Panjora Village of Chaprar Sector, however, the Indian warmongering is apparently not finished as the intermittent firing and bomb shelling are still underway on the Working Boundary.
The only sound there is the intermittent firing of the guns at electronic or clay targets.
BSF troops are effectively retaliating and intermittent firing is still on," he said.
If Hamas thinks that through continued intermittent firing it will cause us to make concessions, it is mistaken.
Unknown militants detonated two explosive devices and intermittent firing took place in Liberty Chowk, Qasimabad, and Hyder Chowk areas of Hyderabad, killing a policeman and injuring 2 others.
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