Amid tension along LAC, India test fires Agni-5 missile

Bhubaneswar: Amid heightened tensions along LAC in Tawang region, India today successfully carried out the night trials of the Agni-5 nuclear-capable ballistic missile.

The intercontinental range nuke capable ballistic missile was test fired from a defence facility off Odisha coast.

The weapon system carrying a dummy warhead tested for full operational range.

The missile can hit targets beyond 5,000 kms, said Defence sources.