warning shot


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warning shot

n to fire a warning shotsparare (in aria) un colpo di avvertimento
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Asked if he agreed with Senator Antonio Trillanes IV that the report was a warning shot for the Duterte administration, Alvarez said it was indeed a sign to veer away from the US.
This warning shot came following a fortification operation carried out by the Syrian army in violation of the cease-fire agreement that prohibits military activity in the buffer zone, said the paper on its website.
WFIE reported out of Evansville, Indiana, about a 76-year-old woman who used a warning shot to scare off an intruder.
SPRINGFIELD - A man with a gun, allegedly fed up with noisy youths in a park on Saturday night, fired a warning shot into the ground after they refused to quiet down - and ended up in jail, police said.
Those in the Diwaniya refused to give the man up to the police and one of them fired a warning shot in the air to keep the police away, said the ministry statement.
While the snooping vote was only a symbolic warning shot, both the European Parliament and U.
The military said it fired the missile as a warning shot after a stray mortar from Syria hit a military post in the Golan Heights.
It has been proven that my client fired two shots only on that day, a warning shot and another at an anti-government protester's left leg, while the medical examiner's report said the victim was shot three times," he said.
Officials say that not only are the tribespeople vulnerable to illnesses, but a park ranger was recently injured by a warning shot from a bow and arrow.
The warning shot came after agencies downgraded Greek and Irish debt to junk status.
The soldiers honked their horns; when that didn't cause the car to turn away, one of the gunners fired a warning shot.
A second warning shot was fired when the suspects continued to flee.