plastic bullet


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plastic bullet

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a solid PVC cylinder, 10 cm long and 38 mm in diameter, fired by police or military forces to regain control in riots. Formal name: baton round
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plastic bullet

npallottola di plastica
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The victim was hit by a plastic bullet - believed to have been fired at him from inside a passing car.
A POLICE firearms officer took "necessary and proportionate" action when he shot a woman with a plastic bullet as she wielded an axe, a watchdog has ruled.
On one occasion the defendant, from Carleton Court in the Ballymagroarty area of Derry, was hit with a plastic bullet fired by an officer.
JERUSALEM: An Israeli soldier is seen shooting an arrested and bound Palestinian in the leg with a plastic bullet, in a video eleased by an Israeli human rights group yesterday.B'Tselem's footage shows the Palestinian demonstrator - identified as Ashraf Abu Rahman, 27 - with handcuffs and a blindfold, as a lieutenant colonel holds him by the arm.
Amnesty called for a "prompt, impartial and independent investigation" into the death of Brian Loan, 47, from a suspected heart attack after he was shot twice with a Taser electro-shock stun gun and once with the plastic bullet.
AN INVESTIGATION is under way after police fired a plastic bullet at a man armed with a baseball bat and a knife.
ARMED police fired a plastic bullet during an arrest today.
The 30 year-old, who has not been named, was disarmed after being downed by a plastic bullet fired by a police marksman in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.
So hitting the same folks with a baton, plastic bullet or riot shield won't?
A MAN who became the first person on mainland Britain to be shot by police with a plastic bullet was yesterday charged with making threats to kill.
Marine fired a plastic bullet at two Japanese civilians who were delivering pizza by car at a U.S.
As per India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), which developed the plastic bullet, the plastic bullet can be fired from the AK-47 rifles and has been supplied to the police in occupied Kashmir.