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SBU sniper claims world record after successful 3.8 km shot

by Lance Luo November 19, 2023 5:56 AM 1 min read
Ukrainian sniper trainining on November 4, 2023. (Ozge Elif Kizil/Anadolu via Getty Images)
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A sniper from Ukraine’s security service (SBU) established a new record after hitting a Russian soldier at 3.8 kilometers, local media reported on Nov. 18.

The previous world record was 3,540 meters.

“SBU snipers are rewriting the rules of global sniping, showcasing unparalleled abilities to operate effectively at remarkable distances.”

The SBU special agent took the shot with a homegrown Ukrainian rifle known as Volodar Obriyu, or “Lord of the Horizon."

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