fragmentation grenade


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fragmentation grenade

[‚frag·mən′tā·shən grə‚nād]
(ordnance)
A hand grenade designed to fragment, an effective weapon against personnel; since the thrower needs protective cover, it is used primarily for defensive operations, and is often called a defensive grenade.
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As he rolled over the Russian fragmentation grenade fell on to the floor and we're all thinking 'has he pulled the bloody pin out?
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A fragmentation grenade was thrown at security forces on Thursday evening, injuring two citizens, one of them heavily, one police chief and six police officers," Istanbul police said on its website.
He is then believed to have thrown a fragmentation grenade at her captors, which exploded next to her.
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used in the buy bust transaction and a fragmentation grenade.
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The suspect who was kept in detention -- a 33-year-old man from Kolossi - faces charges for possession of a fragmentation grenade, handgun, detonating caps and ammunition of various calibres, as well as other military equipment, which was allegedly uncovered in a dog breeding establishment he runs.
joint operation led to the recovery of a fragmentation grenade, illegal drugs and bomb making components from Abdullah's house.