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One inmate was stabbed, apparently with a makeshift weapon, and another was injured by a blow to the face.
Those included robbing and seriously injuring a man in Chester, attacking a detective interviewing him and slashing a prison officer with a makeshift weapon fashioned from two disposable razors.
The Ancajas camp revealed a makeshift weapon just in case the pounds stubbornly hang on to Ancajas' frame leading the weigh-in: An improvised sauna fashioned out of the thick hotel sheets and pillows.
Lags in the plan's implementation, and Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah's description last week of the Haifa depot as a makeshift weapon of mass destruction should it be attacked, ignited fear and prompted Mayor Yona Yahav's call on Netanyahu to take action.
What makes this cannon special is the propane gas cylinder , which the rebels say provide a new kind of firepower no other makeshift weapon in the conflict had accomplished so far.
Stockdale claimed he picked the makeshift weapon up from the gutter - but it matched the sock on his other foot.
Police found the deadly makeshift weapon when they raided the home that 20-year-old Billy Young shared with his girlfriend in Earlsdon, Coventry, on May 26.
Ashley Charles, 25, of Nevanthon Road, Leicester, is accused of smashing the makeshift weapon into the neck of another guest at Pulse nightclub in Southwark, central London, on Tuesday night.
Berry kicked another officer, Peter Peladeau, and swung the makeshift weapon in the direction of a third, Officer Jason Cahill.
For the second time in a week, a Lane County Circuit Court judge on Monday went to Lloyd Ervin Austin's segregation unit jail cell to arraign him for allegedly possessing a makeshift weapon inside the jail.
Sarah Lewis, 46, thrust the makeshift weapon into the face of her boyfriend of around a year, Paul Lavelle, in a drunken row at his flat - causing a small wound to his nostril.
Numerous witnesses told similar stories of hearing a "popping" noise as Mair fired the makeshift weapon.