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China inducting sniper platoon, anti-jamming systems in PLA units: Sources

The sniper platoon is equipped with Type -10 large calibre range sniper rifles with special bullets and have a maximum effective range of 1500 meter.

Sep 13, 2018, 20:16 PM IST

White Widow Samantha Lewthwaite shot dead?, conflicting reports abound

British national Samantha Lewthwaite, dubbed as the 'White Widow', has been shot dead by a Russian sniper, reports said on Friday.

Nov 14, 2014, 15:04 PM IST

Police sniper scare at Brazil World Cup opener

A sniper requested permission to shoot an armed man whose presence near world leaders attending the World Cup`s June 12 opening game sparked a security scare, Brazilian officials said Friday.

Jun 28, 2014, 02:18 AM IST

BSF jawan injured in sniper fire airlifted to Delhi

BSF jawan injured in firing Sunday by Pakistan forces at a forward post in Jammu has been airlifted to New Delhi for specialised treatment, an officer said here on Monday.

Aug 12, 2013, 19:59 PM IST

Sniper responsible for 700 shootings held in Germany

A 57-year-old truck driver in Germany has confessed he is the mysterious "expressway sniper" responsible for shooting at least 762 other road users, police said.

Jun 26, 2013, 08:50 AM IST

Sniper who terrorised Washington area in 2002 executed

John Allen Muhammad was executed on Tuesday for masterminding and carrying out with his teenage accomplice the 2002 sniper shootings that killed 10 people and terrified the Washington, DC, region.

Nov 11, 2009, 09:13 AM IST