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    India successfully tested a homemade nuclear-capable intermediate range Agni-I ballistic missile, senior Defense Ministry sources told Sputnik.

    NEW DELHI (Sputnik) – The missile was fired from the Abdul Kalam Island near the eastern Indian coast in the Bay of Bengal.

    The Agni-I missile was developed by India's Defence Research and Development Organization and tested for the first time in January 2002. Its operational range is 700 kilometers (about 435 miles).

    The missile weighs about 12 tons and can carry warheads weighing up to 1 metric ton.

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