security force

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: force - a privately employed group hired to protect the security of a business or industrysecurity force - a privately employed group hired to protect the security of a business or industry
personnel, force - group of people willing to obey orders; "a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"
security guard, watchman, watcher - a guard who keeps watch
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The sources said that security force men were on patrolling to make advancement in Rajgal area of Tirah valley which is in the jurisdiction of Jamrud political administration when an IED went off.
The IED was planted next to the main road, when the vehicle of the security forces ran over it, which also injured two passerbys, who along with security forces were shifted to the District Headquarters Hospital in tribal districts, he added.
According to police sources, following on a tip off, security forces and CTD police team conducted joint raid at a house near Nasarabad when woman among suicide bombers blew themselves as security forces took action against them.
According to the ISPR, as the security forces cordoned of the area, terrorists opened fire and used grenades to impede security forces movement and tried to flee.
'At least two personnel of the security forces were injured in a remote controlled bomb blast in North Waziristan tribal district on Friday'.
The detained persons were shifted to unknown locations by the personnel of security forces for interrogation, they said.
Militants carried out at least 420 attacks in which 912 people, including 584 civilians, 225 security forces personnel and 103 militants, were killed and 1,877 injured.
According to the police, terrorists attacked on the forces patrolling vehicle in Bacha Abad and as a result three security forces personnel sustained injuries.
Acting on a specific information, the security forces surrounded a house in Shangarpora village here.
"On one mission, we were scanning the countryside looking for threats and spotted a bunker a substantial distance away," said Senior Airman Jeffrey Oats, security forces gunner.
During the December election, Barzani's security forces stood idly by as mobs loyal to his Kurdistan Democratic Party burned down the local headquarters of the Kurdistan Islamic Union, killing four.
Thank you for asking me to be here with you all tonight as we pause to honor the dedication and sacrifice of all our Security Forces and to recognize several individuals and units for their outstanding contributions this past year.

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