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Holdup is related to the overall mass transfer coefficients in the following manner:
They linked both Jones and Ross to the holdup about the same time.
The re-enactments were actually described by one viewer as being "too real" for those who have been in a holdup situation before.
Following these directions the different police stations of Islamabad during general holdup shifted two vehicles in police stations, while 22 motorcycles were also shifted in police stations.
Joselito Daniel said the victim was on her way to Greenhills when the still-unidentified driver of a white taxi with plate number TXY 362 stopped at an isolated area and declared the holdup.
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Following these directions the different police stations of Islamabad during general holdup shifted 02 vehicles in police stations, while 18 motorcycles were also shifted in police stations.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad police during general holdup shifted 10 vehicles, 21 motorcycles in different police stations while 10 tinted glasses were removed from the vehicles, a spokesman said on Friday.
The holdup was very similar to the two earlier robberies at the bank, Robbins said.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad police during general holdup shifted 7 vehicles, 36 motorcycles in different police stations while 19 tinted glasses were removed from the vehicles, a spokesman said on Saturday.
LANCASTER - Sheriff's deputies arrested two robbery suspects and were searching for a third after a Wednesday afternoon holdup of a feed store.
CHAKWAL, August 06, 2010 (Frontier Star): City Police on special directives of District Police Officer Chakwal (DPO) Sabir Ahmed held general holdup in the city against criminals and arrested 13-culprit elements and also recovered drugs and illegal weapons from their custody.