second strike


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second strike

The first counterblow of a war. (Generally associated with nuclear operations.)
Translations
Zweitschlag
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Almost a year ago, Pakistan didn't even have a second strike capability because of its unyielding belief in credible minimum deterrence.
Islamabad: A former top defence ministry official has claimed that Pakistan possesses nuclear second strike capability against India.
Islamabad -- Former Defense Secretary Lt Gen (retd) Naeem Khalid Lodhi has said that Pakistan possesses second strike capability against India.
That speaks volumes about the importance of throwing the second strike.
But there was real skill about his second strike - which came straight after the restart - as Garner chested down and fired past startled keeper Scott Loach.
Summary: An anti-austerity demonstration in Greece has descended into violence, following the country's second strike in a month.
The second strike will take place on September 14 and 15 and again impact on the school unless a deal can be reached before then.
The second strike took place in Wachdana area at 6:00 AM (PST).
The airline claimed that additional cabin crew employees have requested to work as normal during the second strike period.
The extremists after the first strike took hold of the house and were taking out dead bodies from the rubble when the 2nd drone attack occurred The officials said that the second strike also killed about five people and wounded three others.
WORKERS complaining about "deteriorating" working conditions have postponed a second strike in the hope of striking a deal.