Sabotage


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Sabotage

The willful destruction or impairment of, or defective production of, war material or national defense material, or harm to war premises or war utilities. During a labor dispute, the willful and malicious destruction of an employer's property or interference with his normal operations.

The objective of sabotage is to halt all production, rather than to destroy or imperil human life. The original act of sabotage is thought to have occurred not long after the introduction of machinery when someone slipped a workman's wooden shoe, called a sabot, into a loom in order to stop production. Sabotage is a crime.

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GCC Secretary General denounces act of sabotage near UAE
One of the two tankers was on its way to be loaded with crude oil from Saudi Ras Tanura oil terminal in the Gulf for customers in the United States, the minister said.UAE did not name who was responsible for the Sunday morning attacks on the vessels but warned that "carrying out acts of sabotage on commercial and civilian vessels and threatening the safety and lives of those on board is a serious development".
In a statement on Monday (May 13), Mousavi expressed concern about explosion at the Oman Sea affecting the oil tankers, calling for clarifying dimensions of the sabotage on some oil tankers.
The UAE described sabotaging the ships and threatening the lives of their crew as a serious development, but the statement gave further details about the identity of the ships and the manner of the sabotage.
We cannot rule out the possibility of sabotage," he told reporters in Kushtia on Monday afternoon.
Pasay Regional Trial Court Branch 113, in a court order dated December 17, granted Arroyo's Demurrer to Evidence and moved to dismiss the charge of electoral sabotage against the former president.
Recovered ammunitions were covered in the area for sabotage activities in the province by unidentified suspects.
SHO Saeedullah Khan said on information that some miscreants had hidden hand grenades under a bridge in Rashmi Kalan for sabotage activities, the police rushed to the site, cordoned off the area and recovered seven hand grenades.
The Pasay Regional Trial Court has postponed on Thursday the hearing on the electoral sabotage charges against then president and now House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
In a post on its Twitter account, Ministry of Transport and Communications said, 'We urge everyone not to deface or sabotage road signboards.
QUETTA:Security forces including the Frontier Corps foiled a sabotage bid and seized a huge quantity of ammunition in Sarona area of Khuzdar district, according to security officials on Tuesday.Acting on a tip-off, the security forces and the FC personnel carried out a search operation in the area and seized ammunition.
Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare has new DLC on Xbox One and PC today, and it's called Sabotage. The pack includes four new multiplayer maps and a fresh Zombies chapter for season pass holders.