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Synonyms for fratricide

a person who murders their brother or sister

fire that injures or kills an ally

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the murder of your sibling

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Police records maintain that eight personnel committed suicide while four were killed in fratricide incidents in 2013.
Two soldiers were also injured in the fratricide incident.
Possible causes for soldiers committing suicides or fratricide are stress, personal problems and financial problems," said a senior Army official.
THE home ministry has finally woken up to the rising number of suicides and fratricide incidents in the paramilitary forces.
Nearly 400 paramilitary men committed suicide or died in fratricide incidents since 2009, which is more than the number of officers killed in action.
Fratricides are more or less, under control," he added.
The purpose of CID is to improve unit combat effectiveness while at the same time preventing fratricide and minimizing collateral damage.
This is normally conducted within line of sight visual range and is for the purpose of applying combat power or fires effects against enemy entities or targets, while preventing fratricide and minimizing collateral damage.
Technology combined with a rehearsed TTP to avoid fratricide and adherence to ROE could have prevented this occurrence.
The bottom line remains that improved IR sensors = greater situational awareness + greater combat identification + greater combat effectiveness + fratricide reduction.
Discussed in detail below, each of these issues may stem in part from a soldier and leader's lack of appreciation of the full impact of fratricides and other serious incidents on the unit.
Under the 21st ID (L) OPORD, brigades must report serious incidents, including fratricides and inappropriate uses of force against civilians.
And 5,000 personnel quit the CISF in the last three years while 52 died by way of suicides and fratricides.
NEARLY 400 paramilitary men committed suicide or died in fratricide incidents since 2009, which is more than the number of paramilitary men killed in action fighting terrorists, a home ministry report says.
Intervenant devant les participants a la conference sur la Syrie, dite Geneve 2, ouverte, hier a Montreux (Suisse), le ministre des Affaires etrangeres, Ramtane Lamamra, a reaffirme la [beaucoup moins que]position de principe et constante[beaucoup plus grand que] de l'Algerie vis-a-vis de la crise syrienne, [beaucoup moins que]en faveur d'un arret immediat des combats fratricides et de toutes formes de violence[beaucoup plus grand que] pour mettre fin aux souffrances qu'endure le peuple syrien.