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DNA: India test fires Agni-IV missile in Odisha

India today successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable strategic ballistic missile Agni-IV, capable of hitting a target at a distance of 4,000 km, from newly named Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast. The missile, which is about 20 metres tall and weighs 17 tons, was flight tested from the launch complex-4 of Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island, formerly known as Wheeler Island, at about 9.45 am, defence sources said. Zee News is the highly popular Hindi News channel of India’s largest television network ZMCL.

Nov 09, 2015, 22:37 PM IST