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Synonyms for assailer

one who starts a hostile action

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Who can believe that the council does not hold a great share of responsibility, at a time when its elements were watching the assailers using all sorts of weapons to oppress the demonstrators?
According to details late on Monday night militants fired number of rockets at a police check post near Baran Bridge on Miran Shah Road, while in retaliation firing from the Police the assailers went away, however no casualty was reported.
Rehman Malik has stated that the 3 assailers of Manawa Police Training School terrorist attack blew themselves with explosive materials, while 4 others have been detained by the security forces.
But at this level, one could easily point to the repercussions of the Baathist exclusionist education on the assailers, who were probably never accustomed to democratic dialogue, the divergence of opinions and the variety of positions without it spoiling the situation.
ISLAMABAD, 26 March , 2009 (Frontier Star) -- Chairman PML-N Raja Zafar-ul-Haq has termed the growing terrorist incidents in Pakistan owing to pursuing the American policies by the incumbents, as the suicidal assailers targeted the security forces and masses owing to their un-approach to America.