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Old 04-02-2014, 12:37 AM   #1
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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/10735666/British-sniper-in-Afghanistan-kills-six-Taliban-with-one-bullet.html

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Old 04-02-2014, 01:23 AM   #2
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Now that's a great way to conserve ammo.


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Holy cow!!!!! That's some mighty fine shooting.
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The calculations involved combined with the skill of the Marksman is incredible.
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930 Yards is pretty good. That's just over a Half a mile...
Pretty flat shooting round...

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90% luck and 10% skill combined to make for one hell of a great shot. I would be honored to buy him a beer.
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930 Yards is pretty good. That's just over a Half a mile...
Pretty flat shooting round...

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That was great!

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