Taliban Snipers in Marja Afghanistan

For several days, and in several places, competent and deliberate marksmen fired on Marine patrols. A video today presents one such event, a firefight between the Marines of Kilo Company, Third Battalion, Sixth Marines, and Taliban fighters, including at least one Taliban gunman the Marines considered to be a sniper.

Full Story – HERE

Very interesting Article.  Also, make sure you watch the video.

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pat April 19, 2010 at 03:32 pm

That reporter has an awesome voice.

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Admin (Mike) April 19, 2010 at 04:04 pm

I agree, very soothing and easy to understand. He would be an asset to an audio book company.

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pat April 19, 2010 at 04:30 pm

It reminds me of the narrator from the movie 300.

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Steven S. April 19, 2010 at 05:12 pm

As easily accessible Nagants are here in the states I would not doubt that the Taliban have a good supply of them, I own a couple myself and shooting the 7.62x54r they are definitely a powerful and deadly rifle in anyone’s hands.

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Admin (Mike) April 19, 2010 at 10:13 pm

Yea especially someone that takes the time to learn to actually use the sights :P This new “snipers” seem to be far more skilled than the usual spray and pray jokers.

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Dan April 23, 2010 at 03:04 am

Surprised there wasnt any blood on the SAW gunners leg, seeing as he managed to mangle his MARPAT pretty bad. Thats a tough material.

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