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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 convention is officially called a dum-dum, the word for the ceremonial gathering of great apes in the Tarzan books.
The Scottish group's second album, Sex With An X, is the follow-up to their 1989 debut and only full-length studio effort Dum-Dum.
Four-year-old Finn was blasted with dum-dum bullets as he attacked the man at Bern Park Zoo in Switzerland, right.