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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Meanwhile, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported Sunday that government forces killed at least 25 Daesh militants in a commando operation in the northeast of Homs province.
THE war room in South Block was abuzz with activity as Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and Army chief General Dalbir Singh were getting constant feed from Ground Zero during the four-hour commando operation to bust terrorist launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC).
The Mamasapano tragedy was the result of lapses committed in a top secret police commando operation to capture Indonesian terrorist Zulfikli Bin Hir alias Marwan.
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.
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.
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.
But it didn't help one bit when Modi took on the PM in the middle of a commando operation during Mumbai's 26/11.
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.