The canadian special forces sniper set a world record by shooting in Iraq, a militant terrorist group «Islamic state» from a distance of 3.450 metres.
In the command of the special forces of Canada confirmed this information, refusing to disclose details, according to canadian newspaper Globe and Mail.
According to the publication, a soldier of the 2nd joint task forces used a sniper rifle McMillan TAC-50 American production. His name is not reported.
Before you hit the target, released a sniper bullet flew 10 seconds, writes the news service of the BBC.
«It was a very precise application of force. The sniper was so far away that the bad guys simply could not understand what was happening,» said a source in the armed forces of Canada, noting that the death of the gunman were recorded on video. Is incredible skill. It’s a world record that may never be broken».
The previous record is owned by the British sniper Craig Harrison, who in 2009 in Afghanistan struck the militants of the Taliban from a distance of 2.475 meters.