hand grenade


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hand grenade

[′hand grə‚nād]
(ordnance)
A grenade designed to be thrown by hand.
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No concrete explanation was found for the explosive increase in violence with illegal hand grenades.
| The police and the Army closed the canal and cordoned off the area while they dealt with the rusty hand grenade. Picture by Charnwood Police.
THERE has been a drastic fall in the use of hand grenades by criminals on Merseyside, according to the latest figures.
Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri condemned the hand grenade attack on NP office in Kech district and ordered the law-enforcement agencies personnel to leave no stone unturned for bringing the culprits to justice.
However, the attackers managed to flee the scene after throwing the hand grenade.
BEIRUT: A hand grenade exploded near a public kindergarten in Akkar Wednesday, with no reported casualties or material damage.
GENEVA, (SANA)-The Swiss authorities announced that they are investigating into information published by Sonntags Zeitung newspaper about hand grenades used by armed terrorist groups in Syria.
A spokesman for South Wales Police said: "Security guards reported that they have found a hand grenade on site.
He said: We were in the middle of a round when we were told someone had found a hand grenade and we all had to leave.
"Unknown gunmen threw a hand grenade on a police vehicle patrol in al-Kourniesh street, central Mosul, killing a civilian and wounding a policeman and another civilian," the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
DINERS were evacuated from Bedworth Civic Hall yesterday after a member of the public walked into the neighbouring police station carrying a hand grenade.
AYIA NAPA Police sealed off one of the town's main roads yesterday after a restaurant owner stumbled upon a live hand grenade that had been thrown onto his premises.