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Speaking to the media after the incident Kamal said that he only prays for the people who pelted his convoy with stones.
Yobs have pelted cars more than a dozen times in five days from a footbridge in Woodway Park.
3 : to beat or pound against something again and again <Rain pelted on the roof.
Crews from Tynemouth were also pelted by stones while trying to tackle a car blaze at Pearson's Park in Chirton, North Shields, in August.
Crews are being pelted with stones and bottles by gangs of thugs around Royal Avenue in Widnes.
August 2005: Crews from Tynemouth are intimidated by yobs and pelted by stones while trying to tackle a car blaze at Pearson's Park in Chirton, North Shields.
Cars and a bus were pelted with bricks and stones as they drove through the area.
The biggest stunt by far was in May when Tony Blair was pelted with purple powder by two protesters as he spoke in the Commons during Prime Minister's Question Time.
Outside we're always being pelted by little meteors flying around in the atmosphere at about 30 kilometres an hour," Hadfield explained.
The Dublin deputies will be pelted with cream pies if they lapse.
But don't worry about being pelted by a cosmic snowball.
05 (ANI): A major bank robbery was thwarted in the Noorpora area of the Kashmir valley when local people pelted stones on the militants attempting the robbery of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank's Branch.