Dum-Dum

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An irregularly weighted hollow-tipped bullet that tumbles on entry into the body, causing massive tissue destruction, by adding a rotational component to its trajectory
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The minor, who is currently being shackled to his hospital bed by the Israeli police, might need to undergo a leg amputation surgery due to a severe laceration to his right leg, where he received the dum-dum bullet, which is designed to expand on impact to produce a larger diameter wound.
The minor, who is currently being shackled to his hospital bed by Israeli police, might need to undergo a leg amputation surgery due to a severe laceration to his right leg, where he received the dum-dum bullet, which is designed to expand on impact to produce a larger diameter wound.
If the dum-dum bullet had been more accurate I would not be here.
He was shot in the neck with _ a dum-dum bullet, leaving wife Maha, 26, and children Lama, five, Lana, four, and two-year-old Lufti.
ONE of the 13 victims of Bloody Sunday was holding a white hanky when he was shot, possibly with a dum-dum bullet, the Bloody Sunday Inquiry was told yesterday.
Police found three Skorpion submachine guns, two Valtro pistols and ammunition including 57 dum-dum bullets when they searched his home last May, following a tip-off.
Police found three Skorpion sub-machine guns, two Valtro pistols and bullets, including 57 dum-dum bullets, when they searched his Cumbernauld home after a tip-off last May.
Under international law, the use of dum-dum bullets is illegal; Souf sued the Israeli military and won.
A bag of scratchings and six dum-dum bullets," chirped the child, his nose barely touching the counter.
Crown prosecutor Sarah Cavender said a horde of weapons, including sawn-off shotguns, a derringer pistol, dum-dum bullets and other ammunition was discovered hidden in bags and under mattresses.
STASH: Drugs were discovered in Kirkdale; DRUG BARON: Andrew Grant; DEADLY: The rifle police found at Gant's mother's home; LETHAL: The dum-dum bullets found at Grant's mother's home
It included a Tazer electric shock gun, a double- barrel derringer handgun and mutilating dum-dum bullets.