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Gun

An ancient Sumerian unit of weight approximately equivalent to 30 kilograms.
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Dr Hamid said the hospital's emergency department received around 1,000 people in the last 24 hours and they're either injured by road accidents or affected by health problems and other emergencies but none of them was the victim of celebratory gunfire.
It was not immediately known how many officers returned fire, but the two suspects were found dead after SWAT officers used two robots to go into the home and determine that it was safe to enter after the gunfire stopped.
This has also come at a time when official reports confirmed the death of one person and 77 injured by celebratory gunfire in Iraq during New Year celebrations which sparked anger and condemnation among Iraqis demanding serious actions be taken against this widespread tradition.
Local police worked to locate the source of the gunfire and discovered that it was aerial firing at a nearby, late-night marriage ceremony.
This was not the first time Israeli occupation forces open gunfire at defenseless Palestinian civilians during night raids.
When I am totally satisfied with the pup's reaction to the gunfire associated with the launch, I then use my shoulder-mounted launcher not only to further desensitize the pup to gunfire, but also to train the pup to watch the movement of the gun barrel so that later on he will watch for upland birds or waterfowl based on the gun movement.
For the New Year's Eve revelry, more police officials are in denial about cases of celebratory gunfire in their jurisdictions, despite reports of about a dozen injuries from stray bullets.
TERRORISM fears gripped Oxford Street after reports of gunfire, with armed police ordering shoppers inside.
THERE is no evidence of shots being fired or any casualties on London's busiest shopping street, police said, after responding to reports of gunfire yesterday.
As of Monday, gunfire and bomb explosions can still be heard from the main battle area even with the termination of combat operation last October 23.
KARACHI -- Sindh Rangers has said vowed to take action against people found involved in violating the ban on aerial firing (celebratory gunfire) and display of arms on the occasion of Independence Day.
The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) energized on June 3 the transmission lines providing power to the Mindanao State University (MSU), despite the ongoing gunfire in Marawi City.