Tag Archives: shooting

USE NATIONAL SERVICEMEN TO REPRESENT SINGAPORE IN SHOOTING LAH!

I WONDER why we are still dependent on veterans like Gai Bin to represent Singapore in shooting when we have a large pool of young Singaporeans who have the potential to excel in this sport. I am referring to the thousands of young men who go through national service each year. Shooting is a key skill they have to acquire, and they undergo marksmanship tests where those in the top band are labelled marksmen. Indeed, those at the very top go on to become snipers.

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SOUTH KOREAN NSF WENT ON SHOOTING RAMPAGE NEAR DMZ, 5 KILLED 5 WOUNDED

Five soldiers were killed and five others wounded after a South Korean soldier went on a shooting spree at a general outpost in the country's border town with North Korea on Saturday, military officers said. According to the military, an unidentified South Korean sergeant serving his duty with an Army unit in this eastern town of Goseong, Gangwon Province, went on a shooting rampage at about 8:15 p.m., which led to the casualties.

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Shooting at Fort Hood in Texas leaves several people dead, 14 injured

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Several people were killed and at least 14 injured on Wednesday when a gunman opened fire at a U.S. Army base in Fort Hood, Texas, the site of another rampage in 2009, U.S. officials said. One official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, declined to offer specific numbers on fatalities. A separate U.S. official, also speaking on condition of anonymity, said 14 people had been injured.

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