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  1. barrage, barrage fire, battery, bombardment, shellingnoun

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

    "they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops"; "the shelling went on for hours without pausing"

    Synonyms:
    barrage fire, barrage, outpouring, stamp battery, electric battery, bombardment, onslaught, assault and battery, battery, bombing

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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. Petro Andruishchenko:

    According to preliminary data, more than a thousand people were hiding there, the probability of getting there to dismantle the rubble is low due to constant shelling and bombing of the city.

  3. Mouaz Moustafa:

    People in Syria are used to barrel bombs, chemical weapons attacks, heavy artillery, shelling, Russian bombardment, ISIS, the list goes on about how vulnerable these displaced people are.

  4. Mohamad Adeeb:

    Castello is the road to death to Aleppo. I did not know whether I would make it to Aleppo city alive, i saw death with my own eyes, with corpses lying on the way and dozens of trucks and civilian cars and bodies that none of the civil defense teams were able to recover because of the intensity of the shelling of the regime and Russian warplanes.

  5. Malam Yusuf:

    Boko Haram kept shelling the area with RPGs, ... Many people were also injured. it was deafening explosions all over, as volleys of RPGS were fired by Boko Haram from outside the city.


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