Posts tagged as shot down

Russia says Syria shot down one of its military planes, blames Israel: RIA

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Russia’s Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday that the Syrian military had accidentally shot down a Russian military plane over Syria, but said it blamed the incident on Israel, the RIA news agency reported. The ministry had previously said that the plane had vanished from radar screens over Syria at the same time as Israeli and French forces were launching strikes on targets in Syria. On Tuesday, the ministry accused…

Right on Target: Sniper Reportedly Kills Daesh Commander From Over a Mile Away

Monday, August 13, 2018

The Jihadist was struck with such velocity that an arm and shoulder were ripped from his torso, causing instantaneous death. A British Special Air Services (SAS) sniper is reported to have shot down a senior Daesh* commander in Afghanistan from over a mile away. The sergeant — who now holds the title for best long-range shot ever in the SAS — used a.50 Calibre machine gun mounted on the roof of his military vehicle to take out the Islamist. It is believed…