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anything happening rapidly or in quick successive

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I was sitting at home when I received a message on my phone about blocking a highway and pelting motorists with firebombs," he said in his statement.
If he ( stone pelting youth) is giving up his life, he is not doing it for tourism.
Syed Ali Gilani condemned the stone pelting which took place after the public meeting at Sopore was over," said the spokesman, adding that "Sometimes at the behest of agencies stone pelting is started to disturb peaceful public gatherings and at times some enthusiastic youngsters are swayed by their passion and resort to stone pelting.
Syed Ali Shah Geelani, the firebrand separatist leader was one such Kashmir leader who joined issue with those holding opposite view and "justified pelting of police and Indian paramilitary forces by mobs" which has become a routine post-Friday prayer affair in summer capital Srinagar.
The thugs then went on the rampage in the nationalist Dunclug Park, Ballymena, Co Antrim, before pelting the police with bits of pavement.
To explain the water vapor, Frank hypothesized in 1986 that a previously unknown group of what he called "small comets" was pelting Earth and bringing water into the upper atmosphere.
He was arrested by the agency on September 5 for allegedly indulging in stone pelting and mobilising support against security personnel through social media.
Right now the number of stone- pelting incidents are down to a trickle.
As a result of baton charge, the displaced persons resorted to stone pelting at Police and also put truck on fire.
Around 100 workers had also assembled in Sector 10 industrial area and started pelting stones but police reached the spot and prevented damage to factories, he said.
PUNE: A mob of about 500 people that had held a protest rally against the communal riots in Dhule town in north Maharashtra last Sunday, yesterday indulged in heavy stone pelting opposite the office of the district collector and district superintendent of police and in some areas of Parbhani district in Marathwada region.
But the behaviour of teenagers in the borough did not help pave the way for true trick or treaters who had doors shut in their face or unopened because of the egg pelting.
The army opened fire after it came under heavy stone pelting from a mob in the village.
And it seems either out of fun or for the sake of camaraderie they got involved in the stone pelting," the police officer said.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 3 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday opposed the bail plea of Javed Ahmed Bhat, who is accused of stone pelting in Kashmir Valley.