“Wound” in the news

Example collocations

bullet wound
gunshot wound
wound down
wound healing
wound up

Publications and example sentences

The Age
· Love and calm must prevail, says Aussie cop on frontline of US riots  
Goldsmith survived the non-fatal wound and in 2015 pleaded guilty to Lee's murder and wanton endangerment of an officer.
The China Post
· Nepal volunteers become local heroes during virus pandemic  
“I was separating the dead bodies from the wounded ones and categorizing them for the doctors,” Sainju said.
The China Post
· Deadly police raid fuels call to end ‘no knock’ warrants  
The three men turned out to be plainclothes police detectives, one of whom was wounded in the chaos and violence that March night.
The Guardian
· 'He is a destroyer': how the George Floyd protests left Donald Trump exposed  
The nation waits in vain for a speech that might heal wounds, find a common sense of purpose and acknowledge the generational trauma of African Americans.
The Guardian
· 'Deaths in our backyard': 432 Indigenous Australians have died in custody since 2008  
At the time, WA police said they were called to the Yamatji woman’s house by her family, and that “during an incident at the address, an officer discharged their firearm, causing a woman to receive a gunshot wound”.
The China Post
· In staff memo, NBA’s Adam Silver addresses racial tensions  
“Just as we are fighting a pandemic, which is impacting communities and people of color more than anyone else, we are being reminded that there are wounds in our country that have never healed,” Silver wrote in the memo.
The Age
· From the Archives, 1953: Queen Elizabeth is crowned  
It wound through the crimson-tinted grandstands until the coach reached the glazed front of the annexe built to receive the Queen and her attendants.
The New York Times
· Destructive Power of Despair  
It is exceedingly dangerous to assume that oppression and pain can be inflicted without consequence, to believe that the victim will silently absorb the injury and the wound will fade.
· Mayor Bill de Blasio’s defense of the NYPD’s handling of protests revives old tensions  
There was no mention, however, of protesters who might have been hurt or injured in some of the chaos of the protests, or of those wounded by officers.
Al Jazeera
· Dozens killed in separate Burkina Faso attacks  
Twenty-five people were killed and more wounded in the attack on the market in the eastern village of Kompienga, while five civilians and five military police were killed near the northern village of Foube, the government said in a statement.