harassing fire

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fire designed to disturb the rest of enemy troops and to curtail movement and to lower enemy morale

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August 22: The enemy is evidently expecting an attack as his harassing fire including gas has been considerable.
Meanwhile another terrorist group opened harassing fire on a military patrol in the Yuksekova town of Hakkari, injuring two soldiers.
Four pirates aboard the first skiff quickly surrendered and the coastguards began chasing the second, keeping up the harassing fire.
Brigade guns continued with harassing fire during the night.