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India test fires nuclear capable surface-to-surface missile

11-25-2010 14:18 BJT

NEW DELHI, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- India Thursday tested a nuclear capable surface-to-surface Agni I missile from a test range in Orissa, eastern India, reported the Indo-Asian News Service.

The news service quoted defense sources as saying the missile can strike a target 700 km and was tested as part of user-trials from a facility on Wheeler Island in the district of Bhadrak, about 200 km from the state capital Bhubaneswar.

Editor:Du Xiaodan |Source: Xinhua

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