A EuroNews report cites that a remote controlled machine gun has been recovered by Kurdish Special Forces, although the weapon system attached appears to be a Dragunov rifle and not a machine gun.

Daesh [ISIS/ISIL] has developed a remote-controlled sniper rifle that cost the lives of many soldiers fighting the savage terror group.

Kurdish Special Force captured the deadly weapon after a gun battle in Al-Howeja in Iraq.

The crude device appears to have been rigged from a Dragunov sniper rifle attached to a camera and a small mechanised platform.

The weapon, shown to a reporter from Euronews , was manned by Daesh [ISI/ISIL] fighters in a bunker and a number of troops died when it was captured.

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The gun was also guarded by a trained attack dog.

Kurdish officer Repaz Sharefi said: “We managed to find this weapon during one of the many skirmishes we’ve been having against Daesh [ISIS/ISIL].

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