Shrapnel


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Shrapnel

In the United Kingdom, a slang term for loose coins in one's pocket.
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When I went to have an X-ray, the whole thing lit up like a Christmas tree because of the aluminium shrapnel pieces still inside my body.
Oleg Goren, a 21-year-old student who said he was injured by a grenade that left him with shrapnel on the right side of his face and in his arm and leg, was on the operating table on Wednesday.
However, BIS Shrapnel predicts construction will be the main driver across the NSW economy and expects the stronger performance to be sustained over the next four years thanks to construction s multiplier effect its reach across other areas of the economy.
The bomb disposal squad examined it and said it was a British 13-pounder shrapnel shell.
Sugar has been unfairly demonized in the national dietary guidelines," Shrapnel said.
The bombs, placed in trash bins, exploded near the finish line of marathon, leaving three dead and at least 141 people injured from shrapnel and debris, including six in critical condition.
A far from straight-forward customer, Shrapnel readily got the better of subsequent winner Rory O'Moore at Galway in October and followed-up when outpointing Turban at Fairyhouse three weeks later.
BULLET PROOF Shrapnel is difficult to oppose at Navan today
Shrapnel was bitterly disappointing last season when failing to justify favouritism on numerous occasions for Charles Byrnes.
Summary: US officials are combatting counterfeit airbags, one of which shot flames and shards of metal shrapnel at a crash dummy.
The Palestinian News Agency (WAFA) reported that two children were hit and wounded by shrapnel from a rocket fired by an Israeli F16 jetfighter which targeted a tunnel in east Rafah city in south Gaza Strip.
Palestinian sources said that 2 children were wounded by shrapnel from a missile fired by an Israeli F16 at a tunnel east of Rafah, southern of the besieged strip, while the other 3 men were injured by a missile shrapnel fired at their home in Nusseirat refugee camp.