paramilitary


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Synonyms for paramilitary

a group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops)

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The dharna is to request and inform the government that its ex- paramilitary personnel are suffering.
Maybe there needs to be a ban if the organisers can't ensure there aren't paramilitary trappings on show again.
The paramilitary Rangers had arrested Sultan Qamar Siddiqui, the acting chairman of the KFCS and today he was brought to the ATC for the remand.
Shopian District Deputy Commissioner Bashir Ahmed Bhat said the man was killed Wednesday when paramilitary forces fired pellets at protesters.
According to a report issued by the Research Section of Indian troops and police personnel martyred 465 children since January 2000 till May 31, 2013 and the killing by the paramilitary forces have rendered 107,450 children orphaned since 1989.
On this score, he lauded the services of the paramilitary personnel from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Border Security Force (BSF).
A suicide bomber targeted a paramilitary convoy on Fakhr-e-Alam road near a security check post in Saddar Cantonment area of Peshawar city of northern Pakistan.
He said the ex--president created that paramilitary group and his assistants were his brother Santiago and cousins Luis and Juan Villegas Uribe.
In the early hours of Thursday, the militants killed four paramilitary troops and kidnapped 23 of them from security check posts at Khawra, Zarka and Zakhai in the Jan-e-Khawra area, between Peshawar and the town of Kohat.
The attackers managed to escape with officials weapons of the paramilitary soldiers martyred in the attack.
They are implicated in multiple homicides and a network of important narco-paramilitarism," said Venezuelan Interior and Justice Minister Tareck El Aissami The family of Martin Llanos were commanders and founding members of paramilitary group the ACC, a group of the now-demobilized paramilitary umbrella organization AUC.
Summary: A watchdog set-up by the British and Irish governments to monitor paramilitary violence in Northern Ireland is to be shut down.
In 1996, combat between the paramilitary and left-wing guerrillas first forced him and his 45-family community to flee their farms, joining Colombia's displaced population of more than 4 million.
Twelve pro-Uribe legislators have been convicted on charges linked to rightist paramilitary death squads, while at least another 80 legislators are under investigation for alleged links to paramilitary groups.
CRIMINALS are making millions of pounds in driving test scams with some of the proceeds funding African paramilitary organisations, the Driving Standards Agency said today.