English version

friendly fire

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfriendly firefriendly firePMWbombs, bullets etc that accidentally kill people who are fighting on the same side friendly
Examples from the Corpus
friendly fireBut what really hurts is the friendly fire.One step forward.New hope for truth about the victims of friendly fire.Wednesday he re-introduced Kevin Pollak, injured and disfigured by friendly fire in the Gulf War.Few details were released of the precise circumstances of the friendly fire incidents which caused the casualties.
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