paramilitary force

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Noun1.paramilitary force - a group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops)
fedayeen - (plural) Arab guerrillas who operate mainly against Israel
Fedayeen Saddam, Saddam's Martyrs - a feared paramilitary unit formed in 1995 by young soldiers to serve Saddam Hussein against domestic opponents
personnel, force - group of people willing to obey orders; "a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"
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The paramilitary force set up a special team, which after ascertaining motives for the murder identified the victim as 24-year-old Zaeem, who had been missing from his residence in Korangi No.
Summary: Hong Kong, Aug 15 (ANI): As Hong Kong continues to witness anti-government protest, China stationed its paramilitary force just miles away from Hong Kong's border with mainland China, CNN reported on Wednesday.
KARACHI -- Rangers in a raid in Lyari arrested two accused involved in robbery and murder, citing a spokesperson of paramilitary force. Two accused affiliated with a gang of bandits, had killed a man on July 16 who resisted them, spokesman said.
According to a notification issued by the Home Department, the Sindh government approved the summary extending the policing powers granted to the paramilitary force under Section 4(2) of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) 1997 in Karachi division for 90 days.
He said that during separate actions, the paramilitary force arrested 11 outlaws involved in target killing, robberies, drugs pushing and other crimes.
This act was perhaps especially more important after the Rangers operation, where the paramilitary force was deployed with special powers to maintain peace in Karachi.
One-thousand, six-hundred and fourteen cadets have completed their training and joined the paramilitary force.
As a result, the powers of the paramilitary force have been extended for another 90-day period not only in Karachi but across the province as well.Speaking on the matter, the Sindh chief ministersaid that Rangers are working to ensure peace and security in Karachi by working with the police.
of paramilitary force in Southwestern Pakistani district Thursday and later
The bomber was believed to have targetted members of the Frontier Constabulary, part of Pakistan's paramilitary force, used to protect diplomatic missions and the homes of prominent figures.
Rank-and-file police yesterday lambasted Metropolitan Police Chief Sir Ian Blair over claims he referred to former colleagues in Northern Ireland as members of a paramilitary force.
A TOP official who said the Grand Orange Lodge could become a "paramilitary force" is taking them to a job tribunal.