Pakistan launches ballistic missile

Amman, Pakistan’s military has successfully carried out a training launch of a surface-to-surface ballistic missile on Thursday, spokesman for the armed forces Major General Asif Ghafoor announced.

“Pakistan successfully carried out night training launch of the missile, Ghaznavi, capable of delivering multiple types of warheads,” the spokesman stated.

The missile can deliver a warhead a distance of up to 290 km (180 miles), he said in a statement, adding it fully meets Pakistan’s strategic needs in maintaining stability in the region.

Source: Jordan News Agency