ISLAMABAD, 24th January, 2017 (WAM) — Pakistan has successfully test fired surface to surface Ababeel missile having the range of twenty-two hundred kilometers.

According to Radio Pakistan, the missile is capable of delivering multiple warheads, using Multiple Independent Re-entry Vehicle (MIRV) technology. The test flight was aimed at validating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system.

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Bajwa has congratulated scientists and Pakistan armed forces over their landmark achievement.

President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif have also felicitated the nation, armed forces and scientists over the successful test of the missile.