commando operation


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commando operation

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(Surgery) surgery a major operation for treatment of cancer of the head and neck, involving removal of many facial structures and subsequent surgical reconstruction
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President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita said two militants were killed in the commando operation.
ANKARA (CyHAN)- A senior Western official claimed that information gathered at the compound of Abu Sayyaf, the individual responsible for oil smuggling operations on behalf of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) who was killed in a US commando operation a few months ago, points to high-level contacts between Turkish officials and leading ISIL members, the Guardian newspaper in the UK has recently reported.
1989 -- The Kuwaiti citizen, Fozi Abderrasoul Al-Mjadi, was killed, aged 28, during a commando operation against Israeli forces in the West Bank city, Nablus.
The attacks prompted authorities to crack down on the jihadist network founded by Saudi-born Osama bin Laden, who was killed in a US commando operation in May 2011.
A wave of deadly Al-Qaeda attacks in the kingdom between 2003 and 2006 prompted authorities to launch a crackdown on the local branch of the group founded by Saudi-born Osama bin Laden, who was killed in a US commando operation in May 2011.
Khatib was arrested on May 8, 2002 and sentenced to 29 times life imprisonment and 20 years, after being convicted of participating in a commando operation targeting the Grand Park Hotel in the Palestinian occupied territories, and in which a number of Israelis were killed.
Additional Director General of Police, Andhra Pradesh VSK Kaumudi told the media in Hyderabad that in all six persons were taken in to custody during the commando operation in Puttur.
The media has been awash with reports of the possible involvement in the brazen September 21 commando operation of Samantha Lewthwaite, a white British woman with ties to fighter groups.
At the same time he asserted that United States respects the sovereignty of other countries, noting that a commando operation like the one that killed Osama bin Laden, al Qaeda leader, cannot be a norm.
In a commando operation similar to the one at the weekend that seized Gao, the other large northern Malian town occupied by Islamist insurgents since last year, French special forces backed by warplanes and helicopters swooped on Timbuktu airport to open the way for Malian and other African troops.
It is significant that King spoke of the US being "the greatest purveyor of violence in the world" and was killed during a labour strike over refuse collectors' salaries, while Obama's greatest achievement in his first term, was to have Al Qaeda mastermind Osama bin Laden killed in a commando operation on foreign soil.
26 ( ANI ): On the fourth anniversary of the 2008 militant attacks on Mumbai, a statue of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, who lost his life while leading a commando operation, was unveiled in Bangalore on Monday.