Percussion bullet

a bullet containing a substance which is exploded by percussion; an explosive bullet.

See also: Percussion

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"Kiev-controlled militants of the so-called National Guard used percussion bullets in an attack on Rubezhnoye," a spokesman for the local self-defense volunteer corps said.