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Initially, the husband, namely Ali Hassan had told the police that the robbers shot dead his wife while he attempted to offer resistance on a robbing bid.
Athens News Agency, which reported the tweet, said Kotzias "photographed, indirectly but clearly, all those who seek to apply pressure on the Cyprus issue," while "he has a dig at all those in Cyprus that reproduce their positions without putting up resistance, directing accusations at those who offer resistance.
The outlaws also took away weapons snatched from bank guards besides inflicting minor injuries to a security guard Saad Touqir when he tried to offer resistance.
Iraqis who dared to offer resistance were shamefully labelled as 'insurgents' and 'terrorists'.
While approved for direct food contact, the series has also been clinically tested to offer resistance to chemicals such as nitric, sulfuric, hydrochloric and hydrofluoric acids currently used in many critical environment applications.
50 were scheduled for today, but the convicts refused from transfer and attempted to offer resistance.
India then lost wickets regularly and only skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was able to offer resistance, top-scoring with 67 as his side were bowled out for 225.
FS-3781 is said to offer resistance against solvents such as hydrocarbons, jet fuel, kerosene, gas and diesel, and has a broad operating temperature range.
Series 247 EverThane (gloss) and Series 248 EverThane (satin) are low-VOC products that offer resistance to abrasion, stains, chemicals, wet conditions, and corrosive fumes.
He does not appear to speak or offer resistance as police move towards him.
4 : to offer resistance to : try to stop or defeat <The group will oppose the new law.
Clarke's gutsy 98 off 216 balls lasted almost five hours, but the vice-captain was the only batsman to offer resistance of any substance on a green pitch.