In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- According to eyewitness, a grenade exploded in the main market causing injuries to at least 15 people, out of whom two succumbed to their injuries in the hospital.
- Their unit was ambushed with bombs, grenades and petrol bombs, but the soldiers managed to escape their vehicle before it burned out.
- At the moment they are still chucking stones, petrol bombs and grenades at us.
- As the patrol drove off, two rocket-propelled grenades were launched from a house.
- They have found and deactivated some tens of thousands of munitions and grenades.
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