incendiary attack

incendiary attack

An attack with incendiary ammunition; specifically, an air raid with incendiary bombs.
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I applaud Camden Council's leader who has taken a bold and sensible step to evacuate the high rise flats in Camden as clearly the risks of a repeat fire like Grenfell are evident - and they could also become a soft target for a terrorist incendiary attack similar to the one at Glasgow airport a few years ago.
I applaud Camden Council's leader who has taken a bold and sensible step to evacuate the high rise flats in Camden as clearly the risks of a repeat fire like Grenfell are evident and they could also become a soft target for a terrorist incendiary attack similar to the one at Glasgow airport a few years ago.
Turkey's usually mildly-spoken Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu also launched his own incendiary attack against Israel over the weekend, saying Turkey had no reason to be impartial.
At the close of the 20th century, a century marked by war and bloodshed on a colossal scale, these horrific events stand out for the viciousness of the incendiary attack, for the obvious premeditation and calculation that defined it, for the sheer
His son, Amjad, who was flown to Bahrain by the company following the incendiary attack, said that his father had left Pakistan in 1997 and gone to work in Saudi Arabia.
Thus it is no surprise that he feels it necessary to launch into an incendiary attack on the government over the death of Dr David Kelly.
By far the most outspoken and literate MacTaggart Lecture was playwright Dennis Potter's 1993 incendiary attack on the BBC's then-management team of chair Marmaduke Hussey--and Birt.
The focus of this book is the March 9-10 incendiary attack on the Japanese capital.
Homebase off the Boucher Road in South Belfast was destroyed in the incendiary attack, while a JJB Sports store in Ann Street in the city centre was badly damaged in another blaze.
Infuriated by this statement of the Congress leader, Mayawati's supporters had resorted to unprecedented incendiary attack on her officer bungalow in Lucknow.