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decapitation

 [de-kap″ĭ-ta´shun]
removal of the head, as of an animal, fetus, or bone.

de·cap·i·ta·tion

(dē-kap'i-tā'shŭn),
Removal of a head. See: decapitate.

de·cap·i·ta·tion

(dē-kap'-i-tā'shŭn)
Removal of a head.
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BJP leader Tej Naraya, who is a BJP chief from Behala Panchayat, alleged that some bike-borne assailants beheaded his father near Sadar Police Station area.
"But they beheaded the little girl and soaked her mother's hands in her daughter's blood," she added.
An acupuncturist has also been beheaded for "sorcery" in the fanatics' Libyan stronghold of Sirte.
As if to remind authorities and the relatives of the victims about what it was capable of doing, it released a video via the Internet showing the captives surrounded by masked men, much like the videos of the Islamic State before they beheaded their victims in the Middle East.
One of the people beheaded Monday, a Syrian drug trafficker named Ismael al-Tawm, smuggled "a large amount of banned amphetamine pills into the kingdom," according to a Saudi interior ministry statement.
When his door remained closed for a long time, villagers broke open his house's door and found him beheaded," he added.
A source in Nineveh police told the correspondent of the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that "Daash beheaded, in central Mosul, Louay Ibrahim Ahmed and his brother Adel Ibrahim Ahmed, residents of Hammam al-Alil in front of a large crowd of citizens for refusing to declare loyalty to the organization .
The captives, wearing orange jumpsuits, are believed to have been beheaded in the Syrian city of Hama
He apparently became the latest foreigner killed by ISIS after a video distributed Saturday appears to show his beheaded body.
BAGHDAD - The Islamic State group beheaded an Iraqi police officer and two soldiers, the latest in a long series of atrocities committed by the jihadists, according to pictures posted online Sunday.
His apparent murder comes seven days after IS claimed it beheaded another Japanese captive, Haruna Yukawa 1/2Considering the agony of the families.
Ali al-Sayyed beheaded; separately, video released of Kurdish soldier beheaded at Grand Mosque of Mosul.