under attack

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Adj.1.under attack - subjected to enemy attack or censureunder attack - subjected to enemy attack or censure; "an official under fire for mismanagement"
vulnerable - susceptible to attack; "a vulnerable bridge"
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Shortly thereafter, southern Israel came under attack by a barrage of homemade rockets fired from Gaza.
Under international law, one country is justified in attacking another only when it is under attack or about to be under attack.
Our religion is under attack. They kill and murder our brothers.