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The incredible thing is that this man shot one round and hit its target through 9in gap from a distance of 600 yards.
Rob Furlong, a former corporal of the Canadian Forces, holds the record for the longest confirmed sniper kill in combat, at 2,430 metres (2,657 yards, or 1.51 miles). Established in 2002, the shot exceeds that of Sgt Brian Kremer of the 2nd Ranger in 2004 Iraq (2,300 meters). - wikipedia. "Rob Furlong". en.wikipedia.org... Nov 2009 Corporal of Horse Craig Harrison, a British Army sniper, killed two Taliban machine gunners in Afghanistan from a distance of 8,120 feet, Sky News reported.
You cannot invade America. There is a rifle behind every blade of grass.
Intelligence sources have told the Mail that at least three foreign snipers in Afghanistan, trained by either Iran or Al Qaeda in Pakistan, are being paid tens of thousands of pounds to help the insurgents.
Originally posted by m0r1arty
I'm sorry you might have to explain this to me a bit oozy the UK and US armed forces are occupying another country and the people of that country are attacking them?
Have I got that much right?
Ok, then you get your info through mainstream media outlets from the West (The Daily Mail no less!) and believe that (along with the propaganda that led the UK and the US forces to the country in the first place) over your own instinct of apathy with the people there?
And moreso you're figuring it's a lone wolf?
Isn't it possible that this is just more propaganda to allow for further extensions onto how long these troops have to be there?