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Antony reviews security scene

By The Assam Tribune

NEW DELHI, April 25 � Defence Minister AK Antony today reviewed the security situation, including the test firing of missile by Pakistan this morning, in a meeting here with the top security brass including the National Security Advisor (NSA) and the three service chiefs, reports PTI.

�Defence Minister chaired the monthly security meeting and it was attended by NSA Shivshankar Menon, Army Chief Gen VK Singh, Navy Chief Admiral Nirmal Verma, IAF chief NAK Browne and Defence Secretary Shashikant Sharma. �The test firing of Shaheen missile by Pakistan was also discussed there,� Defence Ministry officials said.

Pakistan today claimed to have successfully test fired Hatf-4, also known as Shaheen-1A with a range of around 750 kilometers. Pakistan�s longest range missile Shaheen II has the range of 2,000 kilometers.

The missile test took place within a week of India launching its 5000 plus kilometer range Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Agni-V off the Odisha coast.

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Antony reviews security scene

NEW DELHI, April 25 � Defence Minister AK Antony today reviewed the security situation, including the test firing of missile by Pakistan this morning, in a meeting here with the top security brass including the National Security Advisor (NSA) and the three service chiefs, reports PTI.

�Defence Minister chaired the monthly security meeting and it was attended by NSA Shivshankar Menon, Army Chief Gen VK Singh, Navy Chief Admiral Nirmal Verma, IAF chief NAK Browne and Defence Secretary Shashikant Sharma. �The test firing of Shaheen missile by Pakistan was also discussed there,� Defence Ministry officials said.

Pakistan today claimed to have successfully test fired Hatf-4, also known as Shaheen-1A with a range of around 750 kilometers. Pakistan�s longest range missile Shaheen II has the range of 2,000 kilometers.

The missile test took place within a week of India launching its 5000 plus kilometer range Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Agni-V off the Odisha coast.