Pakistan successfully tests Ghaznavi ballistic missile: Army

Reuters, PTI/Islamabad
Filed on August 29, 2019
Islamabad, Pakistan, military, ballistic missile, Ghaznavi

(Screen grab taken from the video)

The missile can deliver a warhead a distance of up to 290km.

Pakistan's military successfully carried out a training launch of a surface-to-surface ballistic missile on Thursday, a spokesman said.

"Pakistan successfully carried out night training launch of ... missile Ghaznavi capable of delivering multiple types of warheads," the spokesman for the armed forces, Major General Asif Ghafoor, said on Twitter.

The missile can deliver a warhead a distance of up to 290 km (180 miles).

President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan conveyed their appreciation to the team, and congratulated the nation on the feat, he said.

The Director-General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) also shared a video of the launch in his tweet.

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