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Ukrainian sniper reportedly eliminated a Russian serviceman from a distance of 3.8 km

The video of a Ukrainian Security Service sniper, which widely circulated on the internet, was confirmed by a Ukrainian volunteer who supplies sniper rifles to the frontline Yuriy Chornomorets.
Horizon’s Lord sniper rifle. Photo by Horizon’s Lord enterprise.
Ukrainian sniper reportedly eliminated a Russian serviceman from a distance of 3.8 km

This shot by the Ukrainian Security Service sniper is a new world record, overcoming the previous one of 3.54 km, which was reportedly set by a Canadian special forces operator based in Iraq in 2017.

Chornomorets wrote on his Facebook page that he knows the soldier who made the shot and said that it is true. He also added that this is already the second sniper shot at a distance of 3.8 km, which hit the target during the Russo-Ukrainian war. However, the previous time, the enemy was only wounded, while this time the Russian serviceman was killed.

The Ukrainian sniper reportedly used Horizon’s Lord sniper rifle made by a Ukrainian company with the same name in cooperation with Bartlein Barrels Inc. (USA) and ARC Ballistics (UK). The rifle uses bullets of various types, depending on the barrel, including 2,7х99NATO, 12,7х108; 12,7х114HL; 14,5×114. It’s declared effective range is 2,500 meters while the maximum range of fire should be higher.

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