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Pakistan test fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 00:25

April 22 - Pakistan military says it successfully test fired a nuclear-capable ballistic missile. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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EDITORS PLEASE NOTE THIS EDIT CONTAINS MATERIAL THAT WAS ORIGINALLY 4:3 ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Pakistan said on Tuesday (April 22) that it had successfully conducted a training launch of short range surface-to-surface ballistic missile. Hatf III (Ghaznavi) can carry nuclear and conventional warheads to a range of 290 kilometers, a press release from the military said. The statement added that the successful test was "warmly appreciated by the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan who congratulated the participating troops, scientists and engineers on their outstanding achievement." Pakistan and India conduct missile tests regularly and inform each other in advance. Pakistan, like neighboring India, is not a signatory to the nuclear non-proliferation treaty (NPT).

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Pakistan test fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 00:25