coordinated attack


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coordinated attack

A carefully planned and executed offensive action in which the various elements of a command are employed in such a manner as to utilize their powers to the greatest advantage to the command as a whole.
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Yesterday night a massive coordinated attack happened in Paris, France, killing almost 130 people and leaving more than 90 seriously injured.
According to a Ministry statement today that "the seventh Division and in cooperation with the tribes and the police force and the aircraft of the coalition forces carried out a coordinated attack near the village of Albu-Haiyat near the town of Haditha in Anbar province.
Qari Yousaf Ahmadi, the insurgent movement's spokesman, said the district had fallen to the militants as a result of a coordinated attack that forced the security personnel to retreat to Shurabak town.
The coordinated attack also came a day after Somalia's national army and African Union forces said they had captured a Shebab stronghold as part of a joint offensive aimed at seizing key ports and cutting off a key source of revenue for the extremist rebels.
In recent months, both Muslim and Christian communities in Sri Lanka appear to be coming under a coordinated attack that has tacit government backing.
It is believed that the killings began on August 4, the first day of the Eid Al-Fitr in a coordinated attack against the residents of villages in Latakia province, an Alawite stronghold.
KABUL (TAP) - Suicide bombers and gunmen launched a seven-hour attack on the headquarters of the Kabul traffic police on Monday, local officials said, the second coordinated attack on a government building in less than a week.
The Taliban conducted their first coordinated attack of Afghanistan's fighting season on April 15 with a series of battles that saw attacks conducted in Kabul, as well as the district provincial capitals of Nangarhar, Logar and Paktia.
NNA - 15/04/2012 (Reuters) - At least a dozen large explosions and automatic gunfire rocked Kabul on Sunday in what appeared to be a coordinated attack across several areas of the city centre and concentrated on the heavily guarded diplomatic area, Reuters witnesses said.
In light of the current situation in Syria and Lebanon's rejection of an Arab League resolution to suspend Syria from the Arab body, former Prime Minister and leader of the Future Movement Saad al-Hariri has started preparing for "a coordinated attack to overthrow" the current government of Premier Najib Mikati, according to the Beirut daily AL JOUMHOURIA on Saturday.
A car bomb explodes near a Catholic church in northern Iraq, wounding at least 16 people in part of a coordinated attack on Christian places of worship in the ethnically mixed city of Kirkuk, a senior police official said.
Summary: A car bomb exploded near a Catholic church in northern Iraq Tuesday, wounding at least 16 people in part of a coordinated attack on Christian places of worship in the ethnically mixed city of Kirkuk, a senior police official said.

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