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major operation

A series of tactical actions (battles, engagements, strikes) conducted by various combat forces of a single or several Services, coordinated in time and place, to accomplish operational and, sometimes, strategic objectives in an operational area. These actions are conducted simultaneously or sequentially in accordance with a common plan and are controlled by a single commander. See also operation.
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He has been denied bail, despite suffering liver cancer and undergoing a major operation earlier this year.
The Anti-Violent Crime Cell (AVCC) in a major operation in Karachi arrested two members of an inter-provincial kidnapping gang, ARY News reported on Monday.
Explosions were reported while a gun-battle also broke out during a major operation launched in Kalmunai this evening.
Quetta -- FIA during a major operation against money laundering held three suspects upon illegal transactions of Rs 8 billion.
SAHIWAL -- In a major operation on Friday, a joint team of the Anti-Corruption Establishment and Chichawatni Tehsil Administration, backed by police, retrieved 6,539 kanal government agriculture land from illegal occupants of village 2/14-L.
Brigadier General Yahya Rasoul, the spokesman for the Iraqi Security Forces Information Center, said that the Iraqi forces that are under the command of al-Jazeera Operation and also the popular forces of Hashd al-Shaabi, kicked off a major operation to purge the deserts between the provinces of Nineveh, Anbar and Salahuddin to the borders with Syria of ISIL terrorists.
Warwickshire County Council released a statement to say their fire crews have been tackling the major operation on the M40.
Smoke rises from a ruined house after it was hit by an air strike as fighters from Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government advance into the last area controlled by Islamic State, in Sirte - REUTERS CAIRO -- 21 May 2018: Five leaders of the Islamic State (IS) and Al-Qaeda in Derna turned themselves in to the Libyan National Army (LNA), said Abdel Karim Sabra, spokesman for the major operation against terrorists in Derna.
There are about 35 different units with various specialties, 1300 bedded and 41 major operation rooms functional in this hospital, working round the clock providing Best Health Services to the patients.
Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter has confirmed Slade had "a pretty major operation" on Sunday.
Militia forces have been massing north of Amerli, while Iraqi troops push towards the town from the south in a major operation to free it.