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pelt

the undressed, raw skin of a wild animal with the fur in place. If from a sheep or goat there is a short growth of wool or mohair on the skin.
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Earlier today, detention of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) resulted in clashes between the police and party protesters leading to firing of tear gas by the police and stone pelting by the protesters.
Syed Ali Gilani condemned the stone pelting which took place after the public meeting at Sopore was over," said the spokesman, adding that "Sometimes at the behest of agencies stone pelting is started to disturb peaceful public gatherings and at times some enthusiastic youngsters are swayed by their passion and resort to stone pelting.
During the 2010 unrest also, the police had detained a Bihari labourer from Budgam area on charges of stone pelting.
The debate was triggered by the city police chief Afadul Mujtaba who claimed that there is a saying of the Prophet (Hadith) that prohibits stone pelting.
The thugs then went on the rampage in the nationalist Dunclug Park, Ballymena, Co Antrim, before pelting the police with bits of pavement.
But impatiens are also damaged by hard, pelting rain, which, least we forget, usually falls in greatest quantity during February.
And why haven't scientists detected the tiny comets pelting the Moon, or nearby planets like Mars and Venus?
To explain the water vapor, Frank hypothesized in 1986 that a previously unknown group of what he called "small comets" was pelting Earth and bringing water into the upper atmosphere.
Around 100 workers had also assembled in Sector 10 industrial area and started pelting stones but police reached the spot and prevented damage to factories, he said.
THE stone- pelting youths of Kashmir have got a job offer from an unexpected quarter.
Watali asserted that the incidents of stone pelting will come down with his arrest.
PUNE: A mob of about 500 people that had held a protest rally against the communal riots in Dhule town in north Maharashtra last Sunday, yesterday indulged in heavy stone pelting opposite the office of the district collector and district superintendent of police and in some areas of Parbhani district in Marathwada region.