Jan 29, 2015

A sniper is a highly trained marksman who operates alone, in a pair, or with a sniper team to maintain close visual contact with the enemy and engage targets from concealed positions or distances exceeding the detection capabilities of enemy personnel. A hit item now with the movie American Sniper played in cinemas across the globe. In this gallery a collection of pictures describing some situations in Syria and the threat of being hit by snipers.

Life under the threat of snipers in Syria

An area controlled by forces loyal to Assad is seen through a sniper's scope in Aleppo /REUTERS

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