contract killing

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Noun1.contract killing - a murder carried out on agreement with a hired killer
murder, slaying, execution - unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
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BY EMMA MCMENAMY GARDAI fear the Kinahan cartel has flown in highly-trained hitmen from Eastern Europe to take out members of the Hutch gang.
SPO3 Limuel Panaligan, police who had previously undergone recovery program for drug users | Batangas City, Batangas | Killed by unknown hitmen, after police said Panaligan began using drugs again after his rehabilitation
Professional hitmen have no feelings or emotions when they kill, according to a study of the underworld.
Mike Moore, Hitmen GM said the high-powered squad just did not live up to expectations.
Most hitmen struck on a Tuesday during March, May and July.
Washington, Jan 28 ( ANI ): A new research into British hitmen has found that in some cases victims were murdered for as little as 200 pounds.
The dialogue between the two hitmen are one of the most entertaining parts of the film and there are also some moments of spectacular acting.
Calgary Hitmen Pavlo Padakin celebrates his goal in a pile of Teddy Bears at the Hitmen Teddy Bear toss during their major junior hockey game against the Kootenay Ice in Calgary, Alberta, on December 2.
The court heard they moonlighted as hitmen in the 1980s and 1990s, settling scores against rivals of a Lucchese crime family.
WE TEND to believe that the commissioning of hitmen, or assassins, is a relatively modern phenomenon and the stuff of films.
The problem of hitmen is real and we are facing it all over the country - people offer their services to kill someone for a price," city police official Miguel Amelio Gomez said.
THE STORY: Hitmen Ray (Farrell) and Ken (Gleeson) are sent to the beautiful medieval Belgian city of Bruges by their boss Harry (Fiennes) after a botched London killing.