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Synonyms for asphyxiation

Synonyms for asphyxiation

the condition of being deprived of oxygen (as by having breathing stopped)


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ISIS attacked Mare'a with shells containing chemicals on August 22nd, causing causes of asphyxiation, and recent reports by international investigators and technicians revealed that ISIS had also carried out two chemical attacks on Tal Barrak and Hasaka in Syria.
Preliminary findings from an autopsy indicated that Henriquez died of asphyxiation after being held in a chokehold and pinned down by five white police officers.
Earlier a force spokeswoman said: "We know that she died of asphyxiation.
Last year, two workers were asphyxiated while repairing leaks in a manhole, the second when he went down to save the first--which is not uncommon in cases of asphyxiation in confined spaces.
BEIRUT: Syrian activists and a doctor reported Thursday of new suspected chemical attacks in the northwestern province of Idlib, leaving several dozens of people suffering from asphyxiation.
Christopher Millington QC, defending, said: "The role the drug played is that it increased the risk of asphyxiation.
Glynis Solmaz, who died in Bryn Hafod, Caia Park, Wrexham on February 18, had been subjected to mechanical asphyxiation.
Cleveland Kidnapper Ariel Castro may have died accidentally from auto-erotic asphyxiation rather than suicide, state officials have said.
Summary: Muscat: The bodies of three Syrian sailors who died on Thursday due to asphyxiation while .
An ambulance supervisor denied there being any serious injuries and said all cases received so far were due to tear gas asphyxiation.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has recently expanded its "Safe Sleep" recommendations for parents to focus on a safe sleep environment and take actions to avoid positional asphyxiation and suffocation risk.
Lt-Colonel Khaled Al Sumeiti, senior chemical expert, clarified that inhaling toxic gases containing carbon monoxide is considered the major cause of asphyxiation.
Amman, May 1 (Petra) -- Five people suffered from asphyxiation after inhaling toxic fumes released by a fire that broke out on Tuesday at a sponge factory warehouse that contained industrial raw material near the northeastern city of Mafraq.
Acting coroner for north east Wales, John Gittins, who confirmed the victim's name, said the provisional cause of death was asphyxiation caused by strangulation.
A 16-year-old boy has died of an apparent restraint-related asphyxiation at the Daystar Residential Treatment Center, the same facility where children with disabilities were forced to fight each other a couple of years ago.