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air strike

[′er ‚strīk]
(ordnance)
An attack on specific objectives by fighter, bomber, or attack air craft on an offensive mission; may consist of several air organizations under a single command in the air.

air strike

An attack on specific objectives by fighters, bombers, or attack aircraft on an offensive mission.
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An air strike hit a detention centre for migrants near the Libyan capital early yesterday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the UN mission to the war-torn country said.
AT LEAST 40 people have been killed after an air strike hit a detention centre for migrants in the Libyan capital, a health official in the country's UN-supported government said.
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A man stands amidst the rubble and debris of a destroyed factory after a reported air strike by Saudi-led coalition in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, yesterday.
The Western-backed alliance fighting the Iranian-aligned Houthi group in Yemensaid the air strikes targeted missile launchers used to attack the southern Saudi industrial city of Jizan, killing a Yemeni civilian there, a statement carried by the state news agency SPA said.
The Israeli army announced renewal of air strikes on Gaza and ordered Israelis in the south of the country to remain close to shelters and beaches closed.
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Summary: Four air strikes targeted sites of the militias in Naham District, east of capital Sana'a
(TAP)- A Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has killed 109 civilians in air strikes in the past 10 days, including 54 at a crowded market and 14 members of one family in a farm, the top U.N.
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