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Pakistan says missile test successful

Nov. 28, 2012 at 6:49 AM   |   Comments

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- The Pakistani military said Wednesday it successfully tested its medium-range, nuclear-capable Hatf-V Ghauri ballistic missile.

The Inter Services Public Relations said the liquid-fueled ballistic missile, capable of carrying either conventional or nuclear payloads, has a range of about 800 miles, Dawn newspaper reported.

Geo News reported the test was conducted by the strategic missile group of the Army Strategic Force Command during a field training exercise to strengthen Pakistan's deterrence capability and national security.

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