innocent bystander


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innocent bystander

noun attester, beholder, blameless witness, chance looker-on, corroborator, faultless witness, guiltless witness, informant, observer, onlooker, passer-by, perceiver, spectator, testifier, viewer, watcher, witness, witness free from guilt
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Meanwhile, the peopletrafficking storyline comes to a dramatic head with a police raid at the salon, during which innocent bystander Eileen is arrested.
Summary: An innocent bystander was killed during a shooting in the Chouf town of Saadiyat Monday morning.
KARACHI: Local police on Saturday incorporated Section 7 of Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) in the First Information Report (FIR) filed against the perpetrators who killed Maqsood, an innocent bystander killed in a shootout, in January at Shara-e-Faisal this year.In a letter written to the court, the investigation officer of the case Deputy Superintendent Police (DSP) Zubair Khan informed the court that the ATA section was added after the initial enquiry suggested that it caused fear and terror among the residents of the area where Maqsood was killed.
"As this was happening, an innocent bystander was knocked down and received a fractured leg due to his brittle bone condition."
"Everyone was an innocent bystander watching this train wreck."
Israel is a playground bully using a sledgehammer to swat a gnat on the head of an innocent bystander.
The Arab suspect pretended to be an innocent bystander after the crime: Police
Dan Rhodes's characters, whether bride, groom, or innocent bystander, are all constructed with an underlying sense of fondness and humor.
It would also instantly reduce the "it wasn't me, I was not there/am an innocent bystander" defence.
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Included in the coverage of the bespoke Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs International Health Plan is global illness, accident and emergency health cover; and innocent bystander cover for members injured as a result of conflict, civil unrest or terrorism.
Every indication suggests that, tragically, he was genuinely an innocent bystander who was in the wrong place at the wrong time."