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Iran test fires medium-range missiles

Iran successfully test-fires an improved version of its Sejil 2 medium-range missile, which it says can reach targets inside Israel.

Iran today successfully test-fired an improved version of its Sejil 2 medium-range missile which it says can reach targets inside Israel, state television announced. The report gave no further details. The two-stage Sejil, powered by solid fuel, is capable according to Iran of reaching distances of 2,000 kilometres, which would put arch-foe Israel, most Arab states and parts of Europe, including much of Turkey, within range.

* AFP