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robber

[′räb·ər]
(metallurgy)
An extra cathode that reduces current density at local areas of the work being electroplated for the purpose of producing a more uniform thickness coating.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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RAWALPINDI -- A suspected robber was allegedly shot and killed by his accomplice during a robbery at a mobile phone shop in Naseerabad, while a petrol station staffer was shot and injured by two unidentified robbers in Kahuta on Tuesday.
Rawalpindi -- Two robbers shot injured a worker of a fuel station on Tuesday and made off with cash worth Rs200,000 in Aliot Village, sources said.
Summary: Tirunelveli (Tamil Nadu) [India], Aug 13 (ANI): In an act of exemplary courage, an elderly couple in Tamil Nadu bravely fought with two armed robbers who barged into the entrance of their house here on the night of August 11.
RESIDENTS of Iju in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, on Tuesday, scampered for safety when daredevil gunmen suspected to be armed robbers attacked a bank(Wema Bank) killing one person, leaving two others injured during the attack.
KARACHI -- A man was injured by armed robbers over resistance during a robbery in New Karachi area of the metropolis on Monday.
According to police sources, two armed robbers riding a motorbike tried to loot a 29-year-old youth near UP Mor but he offered resistance to the robbers on which the robbers opened fire on him.
HUJRA SHAH MUQIM -- Two robbers escaped and one was killed in police encounter when they were trying to escape after robbery.
HUJRASHAH MUQIM -- Two robbers escaped and one was killed in police encounter when they were trying to escape after robbery According to media report, Sadar Police was informed that armed robbers were looting the passers by in ParwinAbad, village adjacent to ALLAHPUR When Police reached, the robbers tried to escape on a motorbike snatched from Shabir, a passer-by.
Three robbers were injured and arrested with arms and other valuables following an encounter conducted with police here on Friday.
RAWALPINDI -- The initiative of the provincial government to control crime by slapping a night-time ban on pillion riding seems to have failed to achieve desired results as robbers on motorbikes continue to loot, kill and injure people in Rawalpindi.
KARACHI -- At least three suspected robbers were shot dead in a police encounter on Wednesday in Gulshan-e-Jamal area.
The robbers opened fire as the police arrives at the site.