After India, Pakistan test-fires Nuclear-Capable Missile


Hatf IV (Shaheen 1A)
Islamabad, Apr 25: Pakistan successfully test-fired its Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missile, the Hatf IV (Shaheen 1A) in the Indian Ocean on Wednesday.

According to reports, Hatf IV is "an improved version of Shaheen-1 with improvements in range and technical parameters".

The missile is capable of carrying nuclear warheads and can make its way through in India.

Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and President Asif Ali Zardari congratulated military officials and scientists over the success of the test-fire.

Earlier, India had test-fired its first Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), Agni-V from Wheeler Island, Odisha on Apr 19.

Agni-V has been developed by DRDO scientists and is India's longest ballistic missile that has the capability to carry nuclear warheads.

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