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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Some people reacted to the municipal police claiming that they resorted to plastic bullet during the supervision.
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.
AN INVESTIGATION is under way after police fired a plastic bullet at a man armed with a baseball bat and a knife.
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.
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Among those cases that will be reviewed is that of Francis Rowntree, an 11-year-old boy killed by a plastic bullet fired by a soldier in April 1972.
NORTHERN Ireland Nobel Peace Prize winner, Mairead Corrigan, hit out at Israeli authorities last night as she recovered from being hit by a plastic bullet.
Supporting riot control weapons is controversial, but if you're out tossing petrol bombs then you flipping deserve a good thwack with a plastic bullet.
THEmanwho became the first person on mainland Britain to be shot by police with a plastic bullet was yesterday charged with making threats to kill.