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paramilitary

1. denoting or relating to a group of personnel with military structure functioning either as a civil force or in support of military forces
2. denoting or relating to a force with military structure conducting armed operations against a ruling or occupying power
3. 
a. a paramilitary force
b. a member of such a force
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TIKRIT, Iraq: Several blasts hit a position held by Iraqi Shiite paramilitaries next to Balad air base north of Baghdad Tuesday, an Iraqi military official and a source in a paramilitary group said.
She said the paramilitary troops will be deployed to various villages in the city, especially along border barangays of Maguindanao, to prevent extremists and other lawless elements from entering the city.
The personnel of paramilitary force in other raids in Karachi arrested six other accused with weapons.
Over 280 companies of paramilitary forces are being deployed in the Kashmir valley, official sources said.
Paramilitary sources in the area and a Baghdad-based paramilitary leader said one person had been killed in the attack which took place in the early hours of Friday morning.
DUBAI: An unmanned aircraft dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-linked Shiite paramilitary groups in northern Iraq on Friday, killing at least one person, the army and paramilitary sources said.
The paramilitary force has been playing its effective role in curbing heinous crimes in the metropolis.
He said that during separate actions, the paramilitary force arrested 11 outlaws involved in target killing, robberies, drugs pushing and other crimes.
"I have been encouraged in recent weeks by the increase in persons coming forward to police with information on paramilitary activity.
According to reporter, the report presented by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs in the Lok Sabha, the upper house of Indian Parliament, says, 61 out of 235 battalions, the world's largest paramilitary force, are deployed in Kashmir.
The paramilitary Rangers are thus hiding their faces after having been exposed by the MQM.
400 companies of paramilitary forces will be deployed for these polls in addition to what we already have in the form of police and other paramilitary forces,' BVR Subramanyam said while addressing the press conference.