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a team of assassins

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The most high-profile victim to date of the Iranian hit squads was Adel Shaker AtTamimi--a close ally of former Iraqi Prime Minister Haydar al-Abadi--who was assassinated in September.
This is the reason, according to Albayalde, why the government must act to contain the movement and eventually stop the operational activities of the NPA hit squads.
The Special Partisan Unit, or Sparu, the notorious hit squad of the New People's Army (NPA), still exists, Director General Oscar Albayalde, chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), said on Monday.
Making his comments on the August 11 edition of BBC's show Today, Hauser said, "We have substantial reports that among the refugees there are hit squads. There are hundreds of these reports, some from refugees themselves.
Dear Editor, Ian Wood wishes the whole city had access to a litter hit squad ( Post Letters, March 28) - but they do.
Coun James Hutchings and I met the hit squad in Metchley Park Road and showed them the rubbish we wanted cleared.
THE Royal Liverpool hospital has called in an MRSA hit squad, after regional health managers branded it one of the worst in the north west for the spread of the bug.
Otherwise, items will be placed in the whee lie bins, the very thing the hit squads are seeking to avoid.
A hit squad of 14 officers is being deployed to swoop on crime and anti-social behaviour hotspots in four wards in the Langbaurgh district - Dormanstown, and the Coatham, Newcomen and Kirkleatham wards of Redcar.
In particular, he wants Chisholm to be able to send in hit squads to hospitals that fail to meet cleanliness standards policed by the new watchdog NHS Quality Improvement Scotland.
If the departments fail to shape up, they will not only be refused extra funding by the Government - but the Health Secretary will send in hit squads to take over.
Focusing on the relationship between a former officer in the country's hit squads and the journalist who investigated the ruthless and covert operation, the film smoothly incorporates the ability to change and forgive even among those who have good reason not to forget Pic should ring up solid TV sales and some limited specialized theatrical play.
When Martha Honey called us up a few months ago and proposed a story on Guatemalan hit squads operating in the United States, I instantly took an interest.
churchwomen or the six Jesuits, their housekeeper and her daughter, all gunned down by the military and right-wing hit squads for their advocacy for the poor.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday announced that he was forming his own hit squads to assassinate communist rebels or sympathizers thinking of joining the rebellion against the government.