minute gun


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(military) gun that is discharged once every minute (usually as part of a military funeral)

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The convey carrying the squad and match officials was nearing the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, where the second Test of the tour was being played, when the gunmen struck and a 15 minute gun battle ensued.
Separately, Philippines marines clashed with 25 Abu Sayyaf gunmen in Jolo's mountainous Patikul town in a 30- minute gun battle in which three militants were killed and a marine was injured.
Gunmen stormed a Sunni mosque in west Baghdad early yesterday, killing three people in a 25 minute gun battle, police said.
Liverpool University training vessel HMS Biter, HMS Charger, The Royal Marines and the Mersey Ferries will flank the procession to the sound of a 10 minute gun salute.
She was rescued by soldiers and police after a 15 minute gun battle on the Phillipine island of Basilan and flown to a nearby military camp - where she was reunited with her Filipino mother, Mina Rasul Grant, whose husband Douglas Grant, 50, is from Inverness.
Two other men were killed during a 30- minute gun battle after police attempted to arrest the group on Thursday.
Security forces shot him dead after a 30 minute gun battle.
At least 20 people were injured and police killed the Palestinian in a 10 minute gun battle.
The six attackers, six policemen and a gardener were killed as a 90 minute gun battle raged outside the building in New Delhi.
Three military bands will play, their drums draped in black, while processional minute guns will be fired from Tower Wharf at Tower Bridge.