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an attack by armed planes on a surface target


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The system for the air raid alert, which was developed last year and tested on a small scale during the Wan An drills in central and southern Taiwan, has been expanded, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) said.
One of the first noticeable signs of the 1937 Air Raid Precautions (or ARP) Act was the air raid warden.
Every member of the household was instructed to head to the shelter as soon as they heard the haunting air raid sirens, but the basic structures had no lighting, heating or toilet facilities.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- At least 70 people, including women and children, were killed and wounded in the US-led coalition air raids on a civilian camp in Southeastern Deir Ezzur.
He told Al Jazeera that the air raid targeted a Taliban gathering where members of the group were discussing plans to capture Kunduz city.
Just one of the selection of fantastic photographs that Frank shared with us was of him and his father sitting in an air raid shelter in Handsworth in 1938, which he recalls was damp.
In my book Cardiff Voices, published by Tempus in 2000, Reta Gale wrote: "We originally did not have an air raid shelter, but shared our neighbour's.
A woman in her twenties and her two-year-old baby were killed when an Israeli jet bombed their house in Zaitoun neighborhood, south of Gaza City, al-Qedra said, adding that another woman and her 14-year-old son were also killed in Israeli air raids. In addition to that, two young men in their twenties were slain in separate air raids on southern Gaza.
The seller apparently worked in the video game department of a drug store in the 80's and was given a copy of Air Raid to sell by a visiting rep.
The agency said the air raid resulted in six militant deaths, representing different nationalities.
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.
ON MAY 3, 1941, six members of my family were killed in an air raid shelter in Holy Cross School, in Addison Street, Liverpool 3.
Pakistan, Sept 2 (ANI): At least six civilians, including women and children, have been killed in a military air raid in Pakistan.
ACOUSTIC Air Raid promises to be something really special.
She stressed that Obama told reporters that his country had not given any green light to Israel to launch an air raid against Iranian nuclear installations.