Pakistan tests nuclear-capable ballistic missile GhaznaviPakistan carried out a night training launch of surface to surface ballistic missile Ghaznavi early on Thursday, 29th August 2019, a move that coincides with its scaled up effort to internationalise the Kashmir issue.
Major General Asif Ghafoor, spokesperson of Pakistan Armed Forces, tweeted that the launch was successful.
The military spokesperson said the ballistic missile is capable of delivering multiple types of warheads upto 290 km. He added that Pakistan President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan had conveyed its appreciation to the team and congratulated the nation.The Pakistan military also tweeted a 30-second video clip of the missile launch and a group of military officers who posed with the missile before the launch.The timing of the missile launch is seen as part of a two-pronged effort to internationalise the Kashmir issue at a diplomatic level and raise the spectre of nuclear war between the two countries.
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