Examples of bloodshed in a Sentence
Years of violence and bloodshed have left much of the country in ruins.
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Prosecutors say hard looks and coded greetings from gang rivals – the Tongan Crips and the Franklin Boulevard Nortenos – triggered the bloodshed on Sept. 3, 2015, that briefly shut down the Land Park campus in its chaotic aftermath.
When the dust settled on the Astor Place Riot, perhaps the most unsettling takeaway was that the damage and bloodshed had offered no lasting catharsis for the aggrieved, and only deepened the gulf between have and have-not.
Most of the bloodshed had indeed occurred outside the square itself.
CBS News met Krentzman at the Pasteur Hospital in Nice three weeks after the attack, and caught up with him again by phone on the anniversary of the bloodshed.
His pleas to end the relentless bloodshed in this city turned personal when his younger brother became one of Baltimore’s latest homicide victims.
The bloodshed comes days after the police department and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced a new task force aimed at decreasing the spread of illegal guns throughout the Windy City.
Much of the bloodshed can be linked to gang conflicts over everything from petty disputes to control of drug dealing, as well as the splintering of gangs into smaller cliques fighting over a few blocks at a time.
They were allowed to come and go for several weeks as authorities tried to avoid bloodshed seen in past standoffs at Waco, Texas, and Ruby Ridge, Idaho.
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: the killing of people especially in a war
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