Pakistan tests nuclear-capable missile

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 11:46

Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday successfully test-fired a nuclear-capable missile, less than a week after India tested a 5,000 km range missile that can reach deep inside China.

Pakistan successfully test-fired the Hatf IV (Shaheen 1A) ballistic missile in the Indian Ocean, Geo News reported on Wednesday.

The missile`s range and technical parameters have been improved and it is now capable of carrying a nuclear warhead, said Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).
India test-fired its long-range nuclear-capable Agni-V missile on April 19, zooming into an exclusive group of countries with that kind of strike capability.

IANS



First Published: Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 10:33

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