intermittent firing

intermittent firing

[¦in·tər¦mit·ənt ′fīr·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
Cyclic firing whereby fuel and air are burned in a furnace for frequent short time periods.
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An official said the intermittent firing is still underway.
While TV channels showed security personnel standing near barbed wire barricades in the otherwise empty streets of Srinagar, travellers returning to New Delhi talked about "intermittent firing" overnight.
Intermittent firing was ongoing late night, the statement added.
Intermittent firing continues, the ISPR statement said.
It also said that the intermittent firing continued till the filing of this report.
Intermittent firing is still taking place, added the ISPR.
Intermittent firing is ongoing, the statement added.
According to the military's media wing, Indian troops continued intermittent firing in different sectors along the LoC.
He said that an evacuation of civilians from the affected areas was on because intermittent firing exchanges were going on between the Indian and Pakistani sides.
The Border Security Force (BSF) launched Operation Arjun following intermittent firing and ceasefire violations from across the border in Jammu region, following which Pakistani forces spoke to the Indian side and sought peace along the border.
Intermittent firing exchanges are still going on in the area."
A rebel source also said that despite intermittent firing across the city's front lines, fighting had subsided and no army shelling of residential areas had been heard.
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