¡¡¡¡ISLAMABAD, Oct. 7 (Xinhuanet) -- Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf has
approved the test of another ballistic missile of the Shaheen series, which will
be carried out on Tuesday at 9:00 a.m.
¡¡¡¡According to the Rawalpindi-based daily newspaper "The News" on Monday, the
missile will have solid fuel with a range of 800 kilometers and a speed of 100
kilometers per minute.
¡¡¡¡"After its successful test, all the Indian defense sites will be within its
range," said the newspaper.
¡¡¡¡Quoting highly placed sources, the report said the accuracy of the new
missile is stated to be between 25 to 50 meters. The missile will take off from
Sonmiani test site near Karachi and hitits target near Sandhak, an area close to
the Pak-Afghan border.
¡¡¡¡Civil and military monitoring teams present at the target sitewill submit
their reports about the missile's accuracy. A team of scientists headed by Samar
Mubarak, chairman of National Engineering and Scientific Commission, has already
reached the test site. Enditem