Sniped

Season 4 2:04

A Taliban assassin trying to kill a CIA agent inadvertently kills himself when his shot from a .50 caliber rifle ricochet’s off a building’s facade a quarter mile away and returns on a precise trajectory to blow apart his throat

- EVER SINCE 9/11, THE C.I.A.HAS DEDICATED THEMSELVES

TO DESTROYING AL-QAEDAAND THE TALIBAN.

THIS AGENT,CODE NAME "RED FOX,"

IS ON THE VERGE OF TURNING

A HIGH-RANKINGTALIBAN COMMANDER,

MULLAH HAKIM.

HE CAN BE A VALUABLE ASSET

IN THE FIGHTAGAINST TERRORISM.

BUT SOMEHOWTHE TALIBAN GOT WORD,

AND DISPATCHEDAN ASSASSIN,

A DEAD-AIM SNIPERTHEY CALLED TIRANDAZ.

TRANSLATION--"THE ONE WHO NEVER MISSES."

HE'S HOLDING A MCMILLANTAC-50 SNIPER RIFLE.

IT CAN KILLFROM OVER A MILE AWAY.

AND HE'S WEARINGA GHILLIE SUIT,

CAMOUFLAGED CLOTHING DESIGNEDTO RESEMBLE HEAVY FOLIAGE.

WHILE RED FOXAND MULLAH HAKIM DISCUSS

WHAT THEIR NEXTSTEPS WILL BE,

THE SNIPERADJUSTS HIS SCOPE...

TAKES AIM...

AND FIRES.

[gunshot blast][bullet pinging]

HE MISSED...[general yelling]

BUT HIS BULLETGETS RETURNED TO SENDER.

- THE ROUND LEFTTHE SNIPER'S RIFLE

AT ABOUT 2,800FEET PER SECOND,

THEN RICOCHETEDOFF THE TURRET,

THEN OFF A STONE WALL.

EVEN AFTER TWO RICOCHETS,THE ROUND WAS STILL TRAVELING

AT ROUGHLY 1,300FEET PER SECOND,

STRIKING HIM IN THE CHEST,DESTROYING HIS HEART,

AND KILLINGHIM INSTANTLY.

- THE WAR ON TERROR IS FOUGHTONE BATTLE AT A TIME.

IN THIS CASE, THE GOOD GUYSWERE THE TARGET.

[shotgun noise][bullet pinging]

BUT IN THE END, THE SNIPERWAS THE ONE WHO GOT...

SNIPED.

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