open fire

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Synonyms for open fire

start firing a weapon


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In the disposition it is said first that the batteries placed on the spot chosen by Napoleon, with the guns of Pernetti and Fouche; which were to come in line with them, 102 guns in all, were to open fire and shower shells on the Russian fleches and redoubts.
HAIFA, October 9, 2017 (WAFA) -- The Israeli Supreme Court overturned in June a lower courtae1/4aos decision ordering police to publish regulations on open fire policy, thus hindering efforts to bring officers to justice for violations of the law, the Haifa-based Adalah -- The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel said in a press released published on Sunday.
Her father Muhammad Afzal told that his daughter committed suicide when she open fire on herself, political administration registered case in this regard and started investigation.
Many residents have reported such attacks on their farms and homes in Gaza, where tanks invade and bulldoze land, and soldiers open fire in the area, terrorizing residents and focing them to flee.
Summary: A patient, angry that a doctor tried to shave his body hair to perform an operation, called his friends to open fire on a Baalbek hospital, sources said.
Instead he tried to reverse his taxi prompting Rangers to open fire on him.
For his part, Spokesman of the Israeli Army claimed that the Palestinians who were in the car did not stop at the checkpoint, a matter which prompted the troops to open fire.
CAIRO: Ousted president Hosni Mubarak never ordered the army to open fire on demonstrators calling for an end to his rule, Egypt's military ruler Field Marshal Hussein Tantawy said on Sunday.
Body weights were recorded for 174 eligible infants (69 born to mothers who used a chimney stove and 105 to mothers who used an open fire during pregnancy within 48 hr of delivery.