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Pakistan test fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

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While the world is trying to prevent a nuclear Iran, tensions are rising again between the two nuclear rivals, Pakistan and India, after the Pakistanis test-fired a ballistic missile that could carry a nuclear warhead to ¬≠every part of the sub-continent. Pakistan’s military leaders claimed that the Shaheen-III missile has a range of up to 1,700 miles, which means it’s capable of reaching the Middle East and Russia. (Wochit Screen Capture)

Pakistan conducts a successful test launch of a surface-to-surface missile, capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).(Reuters)

LHR01. Lahore (Pakistan), 07/03/2015.- A view of the cloudy weather over Lahore, Pakistan, 07 March 2015. EFE/EPA/OMER SALEEM

Pakistan Rangers soldiers stand before taking their positions during a counter-terrorism training demonstration at the Rangers Shooting & Saddle Club (RSSC) on the outskirts of Karachi, February 24, 2015. More than 200 students of Nadirshaw Eduljee Dinshaw (NED) University have visited RSSC to observe the counter-terrorism training demonstration, Sachal Rangers official Khalid Goraya said. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro (PAKISTAN – Tags: MILITARY CIVIL UNREST)

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Pakistan Rangers soldiers stand before taking their positions during a counter-terrorism training demonstration at the RSSC on the outskirts of Karachi