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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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The paramilitary force spokesperson claimed that the held suspects had 'confessed' to having killed their partner over a business dispute.
PAP, 1.5 million-member paramilitary force, operated under China's central military commission is headed by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
The personnel of paramilitary force in other raids in Karachi arrested six other accused with weapons.
The paramilitary force has been playing its effective role in curbing heinous crimes in the metropolis.
Sohail said, 'School of Frontier Corps and Training Centre has been playing an active role in providing training and basic course to new cadets of the paramilitary force. Today our troops have been performing their duties in mountains, deserts and all corners of the province to maintain law and order.'
"Peace in Karachi translates into peace nationwide," he added.As per the special powers granted to Rangers under the Anti-Terrorism Act, the paramilitary force, which has had a presence in Karachi for several years, can take independent action against criminals and suspected terrorists.
paramilitary forces base, adding, after explosions firing brojke out between
Kamal Hyder, Al Jazeera's correspondent in Islamabad, said paramilitary forces opened fire after the attck on the post in an upmarket residential area close to some of the capital's most prestigious addresses.
Federation chairman Terry Spence said: "Sir Ian would hardly appreciate his own officers being described as a paramilitary force and he should therefore apologise to the Chief Constable Sir Hugh Orde immediately."
He said: "The Orange Lodge would become a paramilitary force, if you like."
In January, a month after the launch of Plan Colombia, the paramilitary force drafted 550 reinforcements to add to its 800-strong combat force already based here, according to Wilson.
Newspapers in Turkey are making connections between what they are calling the "state gang" and a secret paramilitary force that for decades has attacked the left.