This is a picture of Abu Tahsin al-Salhi, an Iraqi veteran sniper who is credited with killing over 384 ISIS members during the Iraqi Civil War, receiving the nickname “Hawk Eye.” The leader of ISIS was so afraid of him, he put a bounty of $250,000 on the sniper.
Abu Tahsin al-Salhi (1953 – 29 September 2017) was an Iraqi veteran sniper. A volunteer in Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces, he is credited with killing over 380 ISIS members during the Iraqi Civil War, receiving the nicknames "The Sheikh of Snipers" and the "Hawk Eye".
Prior to Iraqi Civil War, al-Salhi participated in the Yom Kippur War, the Iran–Iraq War, the invasion of Kuwait, the Gulf War as well as the 2003 Invasion of Iraq.
Around May 2015 al-Salihi joined the Popular Mobilization Forces and was stationed in the Makhoul Mountains in northern Iraq, armed with a Steyr rifle.
He was trained in his sniper skills by the Russian military.
According to the Popular Mobilization Forces spokesman, al-Salihi was killed as he advanced on Hawija in Iraq. His funeral took place on 30 September 2017.