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Saeed then ran straight into the arms of police officers while Nikolli was found hiding on a nearby flat roof by the officers who recovered torches, crowbars and a pair of pliers at the scene.
2 Carefully open the jump rinse with a pair of pliers.
Check and repair sprinkler heads that are worse for wear in less than an hour with a flat-blade screwdriver and a pair of pliers. If a head is clogged, remove the center insert by turning it clockwise with the pliers.
The choice of carrying one or the other may just hinge on how badly you need a pair of pliers, as many of the same functions carry over from one type to the other.
BASED around a pair of pliers, all tools lock open on this classic piece of outdoor kit, which has straight and serrated knives, wire cutters, files, a saw, scissors, 3 screwdrivers and a ruler.
A spokeswoman for Virgin Media told us: "We are genuinely sorry one of our engineers left a pair of pliers at Ms Dorrell's house after a routine visit.
A woman told how she got a friend to pull out one of her teeth with a pair of pliers and filmed the gruesome process on a mobile phone after failing to find an NHS dentist.
B&Q worker Bryan Bamford, 56, is accused of cutting the pipe in the middle of the night with a pair of pliers.
This tool works like a pair of pliers, cuts wire, pounds nails and pulls out fencing nails.
Grip the tang in the center of the fuel cap with a pair of pliers and pull the screen cap out.
I even use a pair of pliers to open a screw type coke bottle top.
A BRUTAL Nuneaton man who tortured his girlfriend with a blowtorch and a pair of pliers before she died has admitted a charge of manslaughter.
KEITH Jackson, of Coldstream Terrace, Riverside, Cardiff, was fined pounds 200 after he and a friend tried to steal clothes from an Asda store by cutting off the security tags with a pair of pliers.
A can-do sort of a guy, the young man attempted a make-shift repair but was unable to cobble the jalopy together because he didn't have a pair of pliers.
And a 3/15-inch Allen tip, that can be stored in the grip making this more than just a pair of pliers, it actually functions as a multi-tool.