Iran tested medium-range ballistic missile: U.S. official

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Posted: Jan 30, 2017 2:38 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran carried out a test launch of a medium-range ballistic missile on Sunday which exploded after 630 miles, a U.S. official said on Monday.

The official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the test launch was carried out from a site near Semnan. The official added that the last time this type of missile was test launched was in July 2016.

(Reporting by Idrees Ali; Editing by Chris Reese)