British sniper's bullet took out suicide bomber, Taliban insurgents




 
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British sniper's bullet took out suicide bomber, Taliban insurgents
 
April 1st, 2014  
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British sniper's bullet took out suicide bomber, Taliban insurgents
A single shot from a British sniper killed six Taliban insurgents when the bullet hit the trigger switch of a would-be suicide bomber's device, the Ministry of Defence has said. The 20-year-old marksman, a lance corporal in the Coldstream Guards, fired the shot from 850 metres away, hitting the device which then exploded, killing the bomber and five men around him, an MoD spokesman said. Lt. Col. Richard Slack, commanding officer of 9/12 Royal Lancers, told The Daily Telegraph the unnamed soldier also prevented another major attack as a second suicide vest packed with 20 kgs (44lbs) of explosives was found nearby. "There was a pause on the radio and the sniper said, 'I think I've just shot a suicide bomber'.




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April 2nd, 2014  
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