China carries out interceptor missile test

China Sunday successfully carried out its second missile interceptor test, the Defence Ministry announced.

Last Updated: Jan 27, 2013, 22:34 PM IST

Beijing: China Sunday successfully carried out its second missile interceptor test, the Defence Ministry announced.
China carried out a land-based mid-course missile interception test within its territory today, state-run Xinhua news agency reported attributing the news to the Information Bureau of China`s Defence Ministry.
"The test has reached the preset goal," an official with the Bureau said without providing details.

"The test is defensive in nature and targets no other country," he said.
The last such reported test was in January, 2010.

PTI