terrorist cell

Definitions of terrorist cell
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n a cell of terrorists (usually 3 to 5 members)

“to insure operational security the members of adjacent terrorist cells usually don't know each other or the identity of their leadership”
Synonyms:
radical cell
Types:
operational cell
a terrorist cell that performs clandestine activities
intelligence cell
a terrorist cell whose members are trained to perform reconnaissance and surveillance
auxiliary cell
a terrorist cell responsible for logistics; usually large and less compartmentalized than other terrorist cells
Type of:
cadre, cell
a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement

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