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Synonyms for ambush

Synonyms for ambush

an attack or stratagem for capturing or tricking an unsuspecting person

to attack suddenly and without warning

Synonyms for ambush

the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise

wait in hiding to attack

hunt (quarry) by stalking and ambushing

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In a statement released by Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman, the military said Buratai was not involved in any ambush on his way to pay courtesy visit on troops, adding that 'there was no recent ambush against any of our troops anywhere, let alone the North-East.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Fatah al-Sham Front (previously known as the al-Nusra Front) suffered a heavy death toll and its bases in Dara'a and other regions across the province sustained major damage in the Syrian Army troops' attacks and ambush operations.
The Islamic State (ISIS) on Sunday released a video showing its fighters attacking and killing four soldiers from the United States in Tongo Tongo, Niger, in an ambush.
The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) announced on Thursday the filing of criminal charges against the suspects in the foiled ambush of lawyer Argel Joseph Cabatbat on Edsa on February 13.
The incident was preceded by the ambush of personnel of the Pualas police and soldiers belonging to the Army's 55thInfantry Battalion at the boundary of Barangays Bolinsong and Ingud in Pualas.
Undug said the four were on their way to Lamitan City from Ungkaya Pukan, Basilan province to pick up the transit cement mixer and construction materials for a road concreting project in Ungkaya Pukan when the ambush took place.
Two policemen were killed in the ambush while an American and a Canadian were abducted along Kwoi-Jere road, off Kaduna-Abuja highway.
Summary: One man was wounded in an armed ambush overnight Wednesday in the southern area of Bint Jbeil, the state-run National News Agency reported.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Dozens of Al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at or the Levant Liberation Board) terrorists were killed in an ISIL ambush operation in Eastern Aleppo, sources close to dissident groups disclosed on Friday.
The RSF commander and nine others were "ambushed by outlaws" when they had gone to check another ambush in the same area, the report said, referring to Hilal's fighters as outlaws.
Daniel Defense wiped the slate clean on its Ambush guns last year and rest the machinery to build brand new rifles.
Ambush also contains winter-hardy Whitetail Oats", clover, and a winter pea for cool-season feeding.
Baquba / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / Two militants of Daash were killed in an ambush northeast of Baquba.
Defence Minister Christoforos Fokaides was guest of honour aboard the Royal Navy submarine HMS Ambush, during an event hosted on Thursday by British acting High Commissioner, Lynda Burns, to highlight the strength of the defence and security cooperation between the UK and Cyprus.