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grenade

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  • n  a small explosive bomb thrown by hand or fired from a missile

  • Think of the Army's new Active Protection System (APS) as Star Wars for soldiers, designed to protect them from rocket-propelled grenades and other short-range threats.
  • Someone had slipped two hand grenades into the tent housing more than a dozen of the brigade's officers.
  • The drug gangs have long used grenades in fighting with police and rivals.
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  • Peter Garrett in Reuters UK
    Modern-day research uses genetic and molecular techniques as well as satellite tags, acoustic methods and aerial surveys rather than grenade-tipped harpoons,Australian Environment Minister Peter Garrett told reporters.
  • Morris Davis in USA Today
    The guy who threw the grenade was always at the top of the list,Davis said.
  • Chamlong Srimuang in FOXNews
    The grenade was fired from the (police) headquarters. This proves the attackers were government security forces or bad guys who are supported by the government,Chamlong said from the stage at the protest site where about 2,000 people have...

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