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of or engaged in warfare

inclined to act in a hostile way

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disposed to warfare or hard-line policies

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showing a fighting disposition

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engaged in war

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March 28: A militant Touseef Ahmed was killed in Durbugh Chadoora area of Central Kashmir's Budgam district.
QUETTA: Two militants were killed in exchange of fire in Tump area of Kech district of Balochistan on Thursday.According to the security sources, Security forces carried out a search operation Tump area after the presence of militants in the area.
The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the operations so far.
THREE Hizb- ul- Mujahideen militants were killed in a brief exchange of fire with the special operation group of the Jammu and Kashmir police and the Army in Siligam area of Anantnag, around 65 kms south of Srinagar.
The army said it attacked more than 160 sites in Gaza yesterday, including 118 concealed rocketlaunching sites, six Hamas compounds, 10 militant command centres, weapons storage facilities and 10 tunnels used for militant activity and to ferry supplies in from Egypt.
Yemeni warplanes mistakenly killed five civilians in raids on suspected militant strongholds in the country's volatile south, a military official said, in a series of strikes on Monday targeting elements thought to belong al Qaeda, Reuters reported.
Airstrikes in south Yemen killed at least seven militants, while armed tribesmen entered the city of Zinjibar to try and wrest it from militant control.
A special antiterror police squad has engaged in hostilities with a newly established militant group in Aceh that is suspected to have a link with Jemaah Islamiyah, Southeast Asia's largest terrorist network, since late last month.
An Independent think tank Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies (PICSS), which also works as a monitoring body of anti-State violence in Pakistan, has released provisional statistics for the year 2017 which show around 15 percent decline in militant attacks, a mere six percent reduction in deaths in militant attacks and a four percent increase in number of injured.
FOLLOWING the recent capture of Pakistani militant Mohammad Naved during an encounter in Udhampur in Jammu, the Army and the police on Thursday killed three terrorists in an encounter and captured another Pakistani militant in the forests of Rafiabad area of Baramulla, around 90 km northwest of Srinagar after a four- day search operation.
Eight militants including the commander of the banned militant organization, Baloch Republican Army (BRA) were killed and one was arrested in Sui operation, he said, adding that the militants killed in the operation, were involved in targeting security forces, blowing up gas pipelines, railway tracks and power pylons in Dera Bugti, Naseerabad and Sibi districts.
A major military offensive is likely to begin in Swat shortly with the army ready to push back militants. Gunship helicopters were already pounding militant hideouts in the district's Mingora city.
A regional Taliban commander was the target of a Coalition forces operation that resulted in six armed militants killed and ten suspected militant detained in Achin district of Nangarhar province, the statement from the coalition forces Pajhwok Afghan News received said intelligence suggest the commander is responsible for coordinating and directing improvised explosive device (IED), suicide, and other attacks against innocent civilians, GIRoA and Coalition forces in an effort to destabilize the region.
Karachi has also seen remarkable reduction in anti-state violence (apart from violence perpetrated by militant wings of political parties) emanating from groups like TTP, Al-Qaeda and their local affiliates.
AS security forces began to look in the debris of a house for bodies of militants killed in a gunfight that lasted several hours, a militant emerged from the debris and began firing indiscriminately, killing an Army jawan and wounding a Major, who later succumbed to his injuries in the Badamibagh Army base hospital.