YEMEN Press Agency

Mysterious sniper rifle appears in Yemen (photo)

SANAA, Nov. 28 (YPA) – A new sniper rifle was offered for sale on the black market in Yemen was never seen before.

The Russian “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” newspaper said that the sniper rifle apparently used in its design pieces of the famous Soviet submachine guns “Vladimirov KPV”.

This rifle is probably less than 14.5 mm, manufactured by a Yemeni craftsman, the newspaper added.

Sniper weapons in Yemen are very popular, and they are being used actively by the Yemeni army to encounter the Saudi-led coalition war against Yemen.

There are many small sniper weapons of various types, including those imported from abroad and locally manufactured.

According to a Russian military expert, Yuri Limin, “Ansarullah” is developing high-precision rifles, and they made rifles of 30, 23, 14.5 and 12.7 mm.