Pakistan launches longest-range nuclear missile


Pakistan military says it has successfully test-launched its longest-range nuclear-capable missile.

The military says in a statement that Monday’s launch of the Hatf VI missile was the first during a field exercise and demonstrated its operational readiness.

The military says the missile has a range of 2,000 kilometres (1,200 miles), meaning it could strike deep into neighboring archrival India.

Both countries have nuclear weapons. (AP)