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Canadian sniper makes kill shot at distance of 3.5 KILOMETRES

phuzz Silver badge

There's another reason why the target might not have taken cover. Given how high the shooter had to aim, the bullet would have been coming down at an angle.

The target might have heard incoming rounds, and made sure that they were behind cover that blocked *horizontal* shots, whilst the sniper's bullet would have dropped down over this cover before hitting the target.

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