Pakistan tests nuke capable missile

February 13th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by admin  

Islamabad, Feb 13 (ANI): Pakistan successfully test-fired a medium range ballistic missile Ghaznavi Hatf-III.
Pakistani troops test fired the ballistic missile during exercises on Wednesday in the third such training launch in as many weeks, the army said.
Soldiers from the country’s strategic force command carried out a “successful” launch of the Hatf III (Ghaznavi) missile, which has a range of 290 kilometres, an army statement said.
Caretaker Prime Minister, Mohammadmian Soomro, Chief of the Army Staff, General Ashfaq Parvez Kiyani, senior military officers and scientists were also present on this occasion.
Hatf-III Ghaznavi, a medium range ballistic missile could hit its target at 290-kilometre and it possesses the capacity to carry nuclear weapons and warheads. (ANI)

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