heavy bombardment

heavy bombardment

[′hev·ē bäm′bärd·mənt]
(ordnance)
A bombardment of great intensity, especially one with large aerial bombs or other missiles.
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But HTS failed to pull back from the zone and in April, government and Russian forces resumed heavy bombardment of the region.
Led by attack choppers and their Sukhoi jets, the Russian Air Force continued their heavy bombardment of northeastern Latakia this afternoon.
While numbers of houses and properties of citizens damaged by heavy bombardment of the invaders and mercenaries on residential neighborhoods in 7 Yolya area and the artillery of aggression launched in Gah area in Bit al-Faqya district.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- With the Yemen peace talks out of the way, the Saudi Coalition has resumed heavy bombardment of parts of the war-hit country controlled by the Yemeni Popular forces of Ansarullah.
It is possible that with the heavy bombardment of Sambisa Forest by our security forces most especially since the inception of the Muhammadu Buhari administration, that some of the abducted girls would have been victims of collateral damage.
Tuesday's attack followed a heavy bombardment in the shrinking rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta, which is east of the capital, and killed 38 civilians.
Aleppo, SANA- The heavy bombardment by Turkish forces on the residential neighborhoods of Afrin area caused more civilian casualties.
2689412 AMMAN - Heavy bombardment on Eastern Ghouta in Syria kill at least 44 civilians and injure 197 others.
The inhabitants of the city are all underground, living in the basement or the cellars because of such heavy bombardment. There is no means of life such as markets or good services."
The citation read: "He displayed utter disregard for his own safety and performed this act of gallantry under heavy bombardment."
When overwhelmed with heavy bombardment and sniper fire, the Moros 'sallied forth into the open with kris and spear.'
Aleppo has been under heavy bombardment by Russian army and Assad forces.