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live ammunition

[′līv ‚am·yə′nish·ən]
(ordnance)
Ammunition containing explosives or active chemicals, as distinguished from inert or drill ammunition.
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A Palestinian, aged 16, was shot in the thigh with live ammunition during clashes that erupted in Beit Ummar town to the north of Hebron.
45 with a magazine inserted and eight live ammunition.
The police should not use tear gas or live ammunition simply because they consider a gathering unlawful," said Otsieno Namwaya of Human Rights Watch.
The performance was unique as live ammunition is usually not allowed during military parades.
There is little point of anyone being in possession of live ammunition other than for that purpose.
Ismael Mohammed, a university graduate living in the Hizyaz area of Sana'a, says he has become accustomed to hearing fireworks and seeing people fire live ammunition at wedding ceremonies held in the area.
The proposed change, which was announced Friday and is open to public comments for 30 days, would allow locations that are owned or leased by government or nonprofit organizations, and which only show or display guns "occasionally," to to sell alcohol during those events as long as they meet three conditions: There can be no live ammunition in the facility; all guns must be "disabled and not readily convertible for use," and no guns sold can be delivered to buyers on the premises.
another unit of the army will carry out exercises including use of light arms live ammunition at the free zone in Tripoli Port.
Prime minister Mykola Azarov said opposition leaders should be held responsible for the deaths and police at the site of the clashes did not have live ammunition, but Oleh Musiy, co-ordinator of the protesters' medical corps, said the wounds resembled those caused by live ammunition.
19 -- (BNA): The Bahrain Royal Naval Forces (BRNF) has implemented a live ammunition exercise according to pre-scheduled naval training plans aimed to boost efficacy through practical training and qualification and to boost the capabilities of all naval personnel through training, preparation, command-and-control and fire-power management system.
A WEALTHY businessman who was caught with live ammunition hidden in his luggage at John Lennon Airport was jailed.
It is the project's further assumption that live ammunition poses a greater threat to society than the gun itself.