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She squeezed the trigger, but the gun failed to fire.
Jed lifted his rifle and fired at the target.
Police threatened to fire on demonstrators.
The rebels fired their machine guns into the air.
Several shots were fired, and three men were seen running away.
The gunmen fired, and police fired back.
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