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Pakistan Successfully Conducts Training Launch of Shaheen-1 Ballistic Missile

RAWALPINDI: Amidst growing tension with India, Pakistan has successfully carried out the training launch of Shaheen-1, a surface-to-surface ballistic missile, Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Monday.

The military’s media wing head took to Twitter and said: “Pakistan successfully conducted training launch of SSBM [short-range ballistic missile] Shaheen-1 capable of delivering all types of warheads up to range of 650 KMs.”

“Launch was aimed at testing operational readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command (ASFC) ensuring Pakistan’s credible minimum deterrence,” the DG ISPR added.

Major Gen Asif Ghafoor also shared footage of the training launch along with a tweet.