AN SAS sniper killed an ISIS terrorist from almost 1.5 MILES away using a mega-powerful rifle, a report says.
It took three whole seconds for the bullet to reach the terror thug in Mosul, Iraq two weeks ago.
A British soldier in Iraq. An SAS sniper took out a terrorist in Mosul from almost 1.5 miles away, it was reported
A CheyTac M200, which has a record-breaking range, was reportedly used to shoot the terrorist
The shot was made in the ISIS-held town of Mosul, which is on the brink of being recaptured by Iraqi government troops
A veteran sniper hit the insurgent in the throat as he tried to escape a burned-out building, killing him almost instantly, the Daily Star said.
It is believed to be one of the most difficult long-range kills in the elite regiment’s history.
The paper claimed the shot was fired from a CheyTac M200 — a record-breaking US-made rifle with a max range of up to nearly two miles.
More at https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/3612948/sas-sniper-killed-isis-terrorist-from-almost-1-5-miles-away-using-the-worlds-most-powerful-rifle-with-bullet-taking-three-seconds-to-strike-target/
Holy Jesus of Nazareth, that is insane. They didn't name the awesome dude who pulled the trigger? Classified?