gas grenade


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gas grenade

[′gas grə‚nād]
(ordnance)
Popular name for a chemical grenade designed to release a war gas, usually tear gas or other irritants.
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According to the French Interior Ministry, two marches were organized in Paris, which included 2,100 demonstrators, during which some tear gas grenades were fired.
Occupation forces used live rounds and gas grenades against participants in the marches east of Gaza and in Jabalia, al-Braij, Khan Yunus, and Rafah, injuring 40 of them.
3 / 7 Clashes erupted in Algiers on April 12 as protestors tossed back tear gas grenades and attacked police vehicles after a huge demonstration demanding the departure of figures close to ousted leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Summary: Hundreds of youths clashed with police in central Algiers Friday, hurling back tear gas grenades fired by security forces attempting to disperse demonstrators.
Basra / NINA /- A security element was injured during a demonstration held Thursday in front of the building of the province of Basra after the security forces dispersed the demonstrators by shots in the air and tear gas grenades. After that one of the demonstrators hit one of the members of the security services with barbed iron led to his injury.
The Palestinian News Agency (WAFA) reported that a citizen was shot by the Israeli occupation forces in the area of CiCiQueen east of Gaza City after snipers fired live bullets and gas grenades at hundreds of people who came to the area after Friday prayers.
The protesters helped by one of the wounded security agents before to seize the rear gas grenades amidst the cries of victory of the protesters.
13 (Petra) - Tens of Palestinian youth suffered from suffocation as the Israeli army fired tear gas grenades at them in clashes near the separation wall in the occupied northern West Bank city of Tulkarm, Palestinian source said on Thursday.
Police fired tear gas grenades at the roving packs of youths and arrested more than 100.
gas grenades are used in various police situations where the use of hand grenades can be a means of restoring order and order.
Mohammad Awad, an activist, told WAFA that Israeli forces accompanied by police dogs raided and ransacked a few homes in the town, adding that clashes erupted between residents and soldiers who shot rubber bullets, tear gas grenades and stun bombs at them.
Tear gas grenades being pelted during Palestinian protests.