Then came the rifle fire, and he was certain: his forces were under attack.
About 10 of the dead were women and children who appeared to have been killed by rifle fire at close range, military officials said.
I was afraid she might be hit by rifle fire.
They could still hear rifle fire from within the dust.
Joe had taken no more than three steps when he heard rifle fire, well off to the right.
Then, as the rifle fire died again, there was another silence for a while.
On the first day of battle, while leading his men forward, he was killed by rifle fire.
It could later be established that they had been killed by rifle fire.
A burst of rifle fire opened up to their right.
Just then they were startled by the sound of rifle fire ahead.