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  1. bombing, bombardmentnoun

    an attack by dropping bombs

    Synonyms:
    barrage fire, barrage, outpouring, bombardment, onslaught, shelling, battery

  2. bombingnoun

    the use of bombs for sabotage; a tactic frequently used by terrorists

    Synonyms:
    bombardment

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  1. Photographer Guillaume Binet:

    I was there during Ramadan, and there was bombing, shelling and fighting all day, it got particularly worse at 6:30 or 7 p.m. when everyone would leave their houses to break the fast. The Houthis would fire lots of rockets then. Everyone sleeps in the city center to avoid the shelling, but each time a bomb falls, it kills a family.

  2. Christopher Willingham:

    Through all of her treatment, and despite the pain she was in, her temperament never changed. - Cpl. Juan Rodriguez There were no human casualties during Lucca’s bomb-sniffing patrols. Her career ended in March 2012 when she lost her leg and suffered chest burns from a bombing in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province. Cpl. Juan Rodriguez, who was her handler at the time, stayed by her side throughout each step of Lucca’s recovery. The explosion was huge and I immediately feared the worst for Lucca, i ran to her and saw her struggling to get up. I picked her up and ran to the shelter of a nearby tree line, applied a tourniquet to her injured leg and called the medics to collect us.

  3. Bob Menendez:

    Today's bombing, which took place in a Syrian city patrolled by The US forces, is a stark reminder that the Trump Administration needs a clearly developed and articulated strategy to secure the gains we have made in the fight against terror that includes those on the frontlines of this ongoing fight as well as our diplomatic and development corps, the United States must do more to work with our allies to develop a comprehensive approach that secures our long-term interests in the region.

  4. Harbi Ali:

    I want him dead. I want every Parliament minister who signed up for the bombing of Syria, who agreed to the Iraqi war, to die.

  5. Medecins Sans Frontieres:

    The gates of the hospital compound were closed all night so no one that is not staff, a patient or a caretaker was inside the hospital when the bombing happened.


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