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killing

noun annihilation, assassination, bloody murrer, decimation, destruction, elimination, execution, homicide, liquidation, massacre, murder, murderrus assault, slaughter, slaying, violent death
Associated concepts: criminally negligent homicide, intent to kill, justifiable killing, malicious killing, premeditation, self-defense, wrongful death
See also: aberemurder, assassination, capital punishment, deadly, dispatch, fatal, homicide, lethal, manslaughter, murder, pernicious, pestilent
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July 30: Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in Tahab village of Pulwama district by government forces in an encounter while dozens of youth were injured in massive clashes between government forces and youth following the killing of the militants.
troops in Baghdad, and at other subsequently confirmed killings of journalists by U.
All the killing poems Guilty Creatures considers contain a textual moment that has persistently resisted critical interpretation.
Lemkin's achievement was the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, which defined genocide as "any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial, or religious group, as such: Killing members of the group; Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; Deliberately inflicting on the group the condition of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part; Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group; Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.
March 5: Suicide bomber blows himself up on bus in Galilee city of Afula, killing one Israeli.
Unlike most antibacterial treatments, which lose microbe-repelling power as their active components leach out, the new surface coating has an enduring, built-in chemistry for killing bacteria on contact, says team member Kim Lewis, a microbiologist at Tufts University in Medford, Mass.
Of the remaining 431 officers slain within the killing zone, the circumstances varied.
Killing requires training because within the midbrain, there is a powerful, God-given resistance to killing your own kind.
There's a real enjoyment in hunting which has nothing to do with the killing element,c says D.
But it isn't criminals who are killing most of the 20,000 to 22,000 people who die from handguns each year.
However, there is now an alternative for killing those unwelcome visitors, that is also safe to use around children and pets, while fast and effective in killing mice.
Editors' Note: The surge in the killing of suspected criminals since June 30, 2016 has been marked and unmistakable.