paramilitary forces


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paramilitary forces

Forces or groups distinct from the regular armed forces of any country, but resembling them in organization, equipment, training, or mission.
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With the military and paramilitary forces in the immediate region generally composed of Shiite Muslims, it is obvious that the AKP is anxious to put itself on the stage in the role of a kind of friendly Sunni "protector.
Gowhar Ahmad Dar was killed by Indian paramilitary forces during a peaceful protest at Zainakote on Saturday.
AFTER government's announcement of the One Rank One Pension ( OROP) for ex- servicemen, retired personnel of various paramilitary forces have also demanded similar privileges.
Teamed up with paramilitary forces, Iraqi government troops on Oct 20 drove ISIS militants out of a key oil refinery town north of Baghdad, a government spokesman said.
On March 11, this year Pakistan Rangers Sindh had arrested condemned prisoners and target killers after the paramilitary forces conducted an early hour raid at the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) headquarters in Karachis Azizabad locality.
Meanwhile, Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar, the corps commander of Karachi, visited the Rangers headquarters, where he was briefed over the paramilitary forces strategy to round the financiers and abettors of the terrorism.
According to a report released by the Research Section of the occasion of the International Women's Day, on Sunday, thousands of women were among 94,162 civilians, martyred by Indian troops and other paramilitary forces since January 1989 to till date.
A suicide bombing took place in western Samraa City to the south of Takrit, leaving three people killed and 40 others, mostly paramilitary forces, wounded, the source told KUNA.
Summary: Druze religious figures in the Damascus suburb of Jaramana have issued a statement condemning the display of "large amounts" of stolen goods by paramilitary forces fighting alongside the regime of President Bashar Assad.
Meanwhile, a former personnel of a paramilitary force, Yashpal Singh Negi, urged Gandhi to provide similar initiatives to paramilitary forces.
Paramilitary forces have been put on maximum alert to make sure that the tension doesn't flare up in rest of the areas as well.
India has a large security presence in Kashmir with tens of thousands of police and paramilitary forces deployed in the region.