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The planes strafed the town.
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Bere and Diaz could not sleep as the howling winds and driving rain strafed her friend's home.
Tanks rolled over vehicles, crushing civilians to death, and helicopters strafed major cities from the air.
Some 489 people were also injured when Paddock strafed an outdoor concert with gunfire on Sunday night from his 32nd-floor suite of the Mandalay Bay hotel on the Las Vegas Strip.
Video shot of the pandemonium that erupted when Paddock started strafing the festival showed a muzzle flash from his room at the Mandalay Bay resort, but bullets weren't visible in the night sky.
The White House had earlier said Trump planned to visit Florida to survey damage from the hurricane that destroyed some parts of the Florida Keys, strafed the western coast and caused flooding across much of the state.
As the gunman strafed the crowd from his Mandalay Bay suite, Las Vegas native McInerney laid on top of his girlfriend, Alyssa, to shield her from the ammunition.
So the Japanese thought this would be a lot of fun to come down there and strafe them in the water.
Overhead, a British fighter pilot (Tom Hardy) deals with Nazi aircraft bombing and strafing the survivors and rescuers.
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First Known Use: 1915See Words from the same year
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