mop-up operation

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mop-up operation

Any action or procedure meant to cleanse, eradicate, or resolve any final or lingering loose ends. We've gotten most of the hard work done for the merger—we'll just send our legal team through our accounts on a mop-up operation to make sure everything is in order before the move is finalized. The dictator began a massive mop-up operation after assuming total power, sending troops throughout the country to round up and execute any remaining dissidents.
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We are now busy with mop up operation. We following up on young girls that turned nine years in March, those who were absent on our first visit and children that didnt have consent forms, Moreki said.
The rate of return accepted for one day mop up operation is 8.44 % and for 4 days mop up 8.45 %, said press release.
While contending that some the illicit firearms were surrendered by some individuals, Adeoye maintained that his command recovered others through its mop up operations, stressing that the ultimatum given by the Inspector General of Police had expired but 'we have recovered few as a result of that ultimatum given.'
The SDF fighters ended their mop up operations near al-Etehad university, and the villages of Madani Kabir, Madani Saghir and Sheikh Yahya and launched fresh offensives on the ISIL positions from the town's Western flank.
Now gay people are the robots sent in to do the hand-to-hand combat and mop up operations in the Canna caves?
The Commissioner alluded that through mop up operations in the coastal communities, the quantity of arms so far recovered between November to January stands at 800 but the command is not resting on its oars to ensure criminals are dispossessed of the left over small and light ammunition with which they have continued to terrorise unarmed public.