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an attack by armed planes on a surface target


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Also in Saada, Saudi warplanes carried out three air raids on Ghamer and Menabah border districts, and seven airstrikes on several area in Boqa area of Ketaf district.
Across the country, straight after Chamberlain had made his speech, air raid sirens sounded.
Mr Jennings, of Mildenhall Road, Birmingham, was a member of 1st Infantry Division and his father served in the trenches of World War One and was also a member of the Air Raid Precaution (ARP) in World War Two.
ON a recent visit to the Wales Millennium Centre I was most impressed with the mock Anderson air raid shelter that was on display to promote the musical Only The Brave.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the air raids on the villages of Tabiah and Bouleil killed 40 people, including whole families.
In addition to that, two young men in their twenties were slain in separate air raids on southern Gaza.
Air raids in Aleppo killed a couple and their four children , including a 6-month-old baby, on Sunday, AFP reports.
8 -- Air raids targeting Al-Qaeda militants intensified during the past two days in Abyan, Hadramout and Bida'a.
During the Second World War, 256,000 animals were rescued and treated across the country and more than one million animals suffered from injuries during the air raids.
ARBIL / Aswat al-Iraq: The President of northern Iraq's Kurdistan Region, Massoud Barzani, has expressed anger and condemnation for the Turkish air raids on border areas in Kurdistan Region, that killed 7 Kurdish citizens on Sunday.
Dozens of Saltburn Primary School pupils, some wearing 1940s-style clothes, were waved off at the school gates by parents as the youngsters set off to a temporary new life, away from the perils of air raids.
The air raids were conducted in the Sanzari area of Zheri district after intelligence reports indicated the presence of Taliban in the area, said the governor's spokesman, Zalmay Ayubi.
Israel has launched air raids against at least seven targets in the Gaza Strip, killing three people, Palestinian medics say.
Obama, who was speaking to reporters in a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart President Dmitri Medvedev, defended US Vice-President Joe Biden, who said Israel was a sovereign state and free to launch air raids against Iran without needing any green light to do so from Washington.