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strangle

A code word used normally by ground controllers meaning, “Switch off the [equipment indicated],” as in strangle canary, meaning “Switch off the IFF (identification friend or foe).”
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KWAIKHAT, Lebanon: The body of a 14-year-old Syrian boy who went missing in north Lebanon Sunday was found strangled Monday near a river not far from his home.
They strangled her to death while she was sleeping.
Prosecutors said that in August the man threw his wife on their bed and strangled her while he was drunk.
He strangled her with a rope and buried her in 1990.
Nicola, 21, was found strangled in an upmarket hotel in central Tokyo last May after a night out with a friend at a concert.
A FORMER police inspector strangled his wife and six-year-old daughter before stabbing himself with a kitchen knife a week after he was dismissed for misconduct, an inquest heard.
Melbourne, August 21 ( ANI ): A woman has strangled her elderly neighbour with her bra, Russian investigators say.
KARACHI -- A man strangled his daughter to death as she went back to her ex-husband in North Nazimabad, media reports on Friday.
His lawyer has suggested the death could have been accidental, but a medical examiner who took the stand at the Supreme Criminal Appeals Court yesterday confirmed she was strangled.
Summary: A mentally-ill woman who strangled her severely disabled son with a belt in a hotel room has been spared an immediate prison term.
A TEENAGER who strangled his ten year-old brother after watching serial killer TV series Dexter has been locked up for life.
STRANGLED care worker Ffion Wyn Roberts will be laid to rest next Saturday.