bombardment


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a concentrated outpouring, as of missiles, words, or blows

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the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)

the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target

the act (or an instance) of subjecting a body or substance to the impact of high-energy particles (as electrons or alpha rays)

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On the other hand, many Turkmen civilians who fled from the heavy bombardments of Assad forces are being placed by the tents set by Turkey.
"Sana'a has been recently struck by the Saudi air force so savagely that Gaza has not witnessed such bombardments," Yemeni Professor Khadel al-Sour said on Sunday.
The Syrian Army managed to make advances in the Northern direction of al-Tamane'ah after its bombardment and clashes with the terrorists.
Lin said he is going to hold a even bigger harbor bombardment activity at Anshan Fishing Port in Magong City around the Mid Autumn Festival.
This update compellingly argues that the concept of precision strategic bombardment remains a relevant topic.
"Today, residential areas, Damascus hotels, as well as Russia's Centre for Syrian Reconciliation, received massive bombardment by illegal armed groups from Eastern Ghouta," Russia's Defence Ministry said late on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, Kunduz governor said a civilian was killed and six more sustained injuries in the bombardment.
Ambassador Faisal Trad added that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has sought wholeheartedly with its partners of the Friends of Syria during the meetings of Lausanne and London to stop the bombardment of Aleppo and push the peaceful solution in Syria, condemning the bombardment in eastern Aleppo, the killing of civilians and prevention of the humanitarian access to more than 275 thousand people in the eastern Aleppo.
AN international aid convoy has delivered food to the Damascus suburb of Daraya for the first time in nearly four years, but opposition activists said distribution of the aid had been held up amid a heavy air bombardment by government forces.
Syria Human Rights Watch (HRW) announced that 244 people were killed in bombardment by Assad, Russian forces in a week.
So Al-Abbadi is essentially saying: "If Saddam Hussein, with chemical bombardment, Anfal and displacement of thousands of villages, couldn't eliminate you, I can do it with money, which is more serious and effective." Some political analysts believe the Shiite authorities have been attempting for two years to provoke the people against the KRG and throw the country into chaos.
What the Yankees Did to Us: Sherman's Bombardment and Wrecking of Atlanta.
He said: "The bombardment was an event of massive significance, not only locally but nationally."
NEW evidence that life is seeded by comets has emerged from experiments mimicking the bombardment of early Earth.