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bystander

noun apprizer, attestant, attester, audience, beholder, corroborator, earwitness, enlightener, eyewitness, indicator, informant, informer, insider, listener, looker, monitor, observer, one who bears witness, onlooker, passer-by, reporter, seer, spectator, swearer, teller, testifier, tipster, tout, undercover man, viewer, viewership, watcher, witness, witness, witness to a crime, witness as to character
Associated concepts: accessory, disinterested party, Good Samaritan, innocent bystander, third persons
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30am much to the dismay of the police and the innocent bystanders who sadly had to go home with empty bellies.
Cascade Training Centers is developing a BCon (Bleed Control of the Injured) education class to offer for lay bystanders who want to be prepared.
Dr Nitza Neuman-Heiman, deputy general director of Soroka Medical Centre, told Army Radio that Zerhom arrived at the hospital in "very serious condition" and died late on Sunday from both gunshot wounds and the injuries sustained during attacks by bystanders.
The ERC Guidelines 2015 include detailed instructions to members of the public who may be in a position to save a life by providing bystander CPR to a victim of cardiac arrest.
BEIRUT: If news broadcasters, social media users and casual gossipers expressed shock at the brutal stabbing death of George al-Reef near Gemmayzeh last week, the inaction of multiple bystanders who witnessed the attack has been roundly decried as shameful cowardice.
A recent study by researchers at Ohio State University found that bystanders were less likely to confront the harasser directly than to point out the harassing behaviour to a third party.
The robber, who displayed a gun, was held down by bystanders until officers could arrive, police said.
Bystanders also helped with the emergency drill when the man suffered the arrest at The Bert Williams Leisure Centre, Nettlefolds Way.
It added: "Exhaled aerosol is likely to increase above background levels the risk of disease to bystanders.
It documents the filmmaking process and includes videos shot by several bystanders during the filming of the movie.
A vendor in a market fatally attacked another during an argument, then stabbed four bystanders before officers killed him, police in Changsha in the central province of Hunan said on their verified account on Sina Weibo, a Chinese version of Twitter.