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gunfire

[′gən ‚fīr]
(ordnance)
Use of artillery, rifles, and small arms as distinguished from the use of bayonets, swords, torpedoes, and bombs.
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'We have issued video messages against the menace of celebratory gunfire from time to time and so have done the police to scale up public awareness to protect the unwary people,' he said.
Meanwhile, debate on celebratory gunfire in Iraq have loong been launched.
The gunfire evoked memories of the September 2015 pre-dawn attack on the base which had left 29 people dead.
But the PNP must classify such incidents properly, instead of lumping them together with cases involving indiscriminate gunfire just to meet the objective of their higher-ups to reduce to zero the incidence of injuries from stray bullets.
Meanwhile shoppers in department store Selfridges claimed to be hiding after reported gunfire.
In a statement British Transport Police said: "At 4.37pm this afternoon, officers were called to Oxford Circus station following reports of gunfire on the westbound Central Line platform.
Manny Garcia, commander of 4th Civil Relations Group, however, said the explosions and gunfire could just be reconnaissance fire or unexploded ordnance being disposed during clearing operations.
Celebratory gunfire across Pakistan claims dozens of lives and leaves hundreds wounded every year especially on the occasion of New Year and Independence Day.
The line crew continued with inspections and repairs while gunfire was heard coming from the peripheral areas of the compound.
A bill that criminalizes celebratory gunfire in Texas - filed by a House member who was hit by what was apparently a stray bullet on New Year's Eve - is a long shot to reach the governor's desk.
Eyewitness Kevin Schofield, who is editor of website Politics Home, said he heard several rounds of gunfire after seeing the knifeman strike.
A BOOTLE pensioner has described how he heard gunfire while watching television at home.