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Canadian Sniper Hit A Target More Than 2 Miles Away, Military Confirms

For the shot to be accurate, many factors, from wind and gravity to the Earth's curvature, would have to be taken into account.

A sniper with Canada's elite special forces is being credited with making a world-record shot, after the military confirmed that he hit a target from nearly 2.2 miles away during a recent operation in Iraq.

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