Pakistan successfully test-fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

Pakistan successfully test-fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

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  • Pakistan successfully test-fired a nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile which can strike targets up to 290 kilometres.
  • The successful training launch of ballistic missile ‘Ghaznavi’ was aimed at ensuring operational readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command, besides re-validating technical parameters of the weapon system, the army said in a statement.
  • As per the military’s media wing, missile Ghaznavi is capable of delivering multiple types of warheads up to a range of 290 km.