Looting sentence example

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  • Looting continues in the city despite the decrees against it.

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  • He was freely accused of looting at the time, and though this charge, like that of peculation, is matter for controversy, it is very strongly supported.

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  • Ultimately, it's an institutionalized looting.

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  • Neither Aguinaldo's government nor the Visayan government was able to maintain order, and the whole country was subject to the looting of robber bands.

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  • After Colonel Ternan's departure on leave the three companies who had joined Macdonald broke out into revolt in the Nandi district (East Africa) and set off to Uganda, looting the countries they passed through.

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  • There has been some looting and occasional gunshot, but the power base seems to have fallen.

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  • Some of their advice looked prophetic in retrospect, such as their prediction of widespread looting and insurgency once Saddam Hussein's regime fell.

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  • The joy of liberation was soon followed by anarchy as mobs rampaged through the city in an orgy of looting.

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  • And as the Americans waited for the surrender to happen, people began a looting spree.

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  • Once uncovered, they are extremely venerable to looting, destruction by the elements and worms.

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  • Peter's first serious outburst of indignation (March 1711) was due to the prince's looting in Poland.

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  • But the roll of the drums did not make the looting soldiers run in the direction of the drum as formerly, but made them, on the contrary, run farther away.

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  • The US-led coalition is also trying to restore calm in cities wracked by violence and looting since the regime lost power.

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  • When looting, you will see several items and some gold.

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  • The special interior ministry troops, who are not part of the army, are better paid and enjoy perquisites such as looting.

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  • Peter's first serious outburst of indignation was due to the prince's looting in Poland.

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  • They believe Iraq will be riven by ethnic bloodletting, mob violence and mass looting.

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  • There were no reports of looting, and many shared what little food they had, maintaining civility under trying circumstances.

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  • In the countryside gangs of them roam wild inflicting terrible depredations, kidnapping, burning, looting, holding whole villages to ransom.

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  • Militant reformers would suppress antiquities looting by international treaty, court order, state fiat, and the moral artillery of shame and guilt.

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  • Order after order was issued by the French commanders that day forbidding the men to disperse about the town, sternly forbidding any violence to the inhabitants or any looting, and announcing a roll call for that very evening.

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  • Unfortunately, not much else of value is found on the planet and the wealthy-or anyone with the funds to do so-leave Pandora to the desolate and vagabonds who are forced to survive by looting and other nefarious means.

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  • Sir Henry Norman stated that to his personal knowledge Hodson remitted several thousand pounds to Calcutta which could only have been obtained by looting.

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  • Contrary, alas, to popular belief, the looting of personal property is illegal under the Hague Rules of Land Warfare.

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  • Then a patrol arrived and all the men--all those who were not looting, that is--were arrested, and I among them.

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