Pak tests nuclear-capable Hatf-7 missile

Islamabad: Pakistan today test fired nuclear-capable Hatf-7 cruise missile with a range of 700 kilo metre that can hit targets in India. The test of the "indigenously developed multi-tube" cruise missile system was successful, said a statement issued by the military.

The Hatf-7 or Babur missile has stealth capabilities and can carry nuclear and conventional warheads, the military said.

The test was witnessed by Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee Khalid Shameem Wyne. President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani congratulated the scientists and engineers on their achievement.