Definition of death squad in English:

death squad

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noun

An armed paramilitary group formed to kill political opponents: the police operated death squads to eliminate prominent government opponents
More example sentences
  • Prosecutors accuse him of authorizing a military death squad to kill 15 suspected leftist guerrillas in 1991.
  • In 2001, he was indicted for the killings carried out by a death squad that executed 75 political prisoners in the weeks after the coup.
  • An Irish human rights worker hiding from a paramilitary death squad in Colombia has been allowed to leave an isolated region controlled by right-wing extremists.

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