Friday, June 23, 2017


A sniper in the Canadian special forces shot and killed an Islamic State (IS) fighter from a distance of 2.1 miles (3,540m) in Iraq last month.  A member of Joint Task Force 2, he made the shot from a high-rise building.  It took the bullet almost 10 seconds to hit its target, The previous record was held by British sniper, Craig Harrison, who shot and killed a Taliban attacker from 2,475 metres in 2009 using a 338 Lapua Magnum rifle.

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