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bollard

A pillar or post, usually consisting of a metal pipe anchored in concrete and then filled with concrete,placed near building corners,loading docks, entrance doors, and gas pumps in order to protect them from automobiles; may be left natural, painted,or covered with plastic bollard covers.

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Protesters set fire to three police vehicles, a train locomotive, the local headquarters of the ruling Constitutional Democratic Rally party and a national guard post, Fadhel said.
Each guard post should be inspected by a supervisor at least two times per shift, if possible.
comprehensive construction and installation works related to the construction of the garage and modernization of the building of the border guard post in koden at ul.
Srinagar ( J&K), [India], Dec 11 ( ANI ): Three policemen were killed and one other was injured when terrorists fired indiscriminately on a guard post at Zainapora area of the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday, police said.
Protests began Monday around 19:30, when youths gathered in front of the National Guard post threw stones at officers and Molotov cocktails, causing a police vehicle and other equipment to ignite including a surveillance camera.
The prison governor informed the audit service that a recommendation had been made to the public works department to construct a guard post.
Korea: South Korean Marine opened fire on colleagues at a frontline guard post Monday, killing three of them and injuring two, the defence ministry said.
On Friday last week, two shots from a North Korean guard post were fired into a South Korean guard post near the heavily fortified border.
The men breached security as a guard post was allegedly unmanned.
'Three of the cameras must be installed in the main entrance, the guard post, and the entrance to the school's administrative office, whereas the remaining five cameras were installed in locations set by the school administration,' he said during Question Time in Parliament today.
Earlier Thursday, a "low-ranking" North Korean soldier fled across the border, appearing in front of a guard post on the "mid-Western front", the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said.
At the end of this march, a group of youths threw stones at the National Guard post and tried to damage public and private properties.