Morning gun

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a gun fired at the first stroke of reveille at military posts.

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KARACHI -- Three police personnel were gunned down in an early morning gun attack on their van in Karachi area of Azizabad on Wednesday.
April 19, 2013: Tsarnaevs have an early morning gun battle with authorities who have tracked them to Watertown.
At five-thirty in the morning the morning gun was fired in the artillery lines, fifteen squadron trumpeters blew reveille, the artillery trumpets and the infantry bugles joined in.
Pulwama, Dec 28 ( ANI ): In a joint operation launched by the police, the paramilitary and the Army, the security forces on Friday morning gun down a Lashkar-e-Toiba militant in the Chandgam area of Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.