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

Reuters News
|
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.

Recommended
What Does Female Empowerment Mean?
Dennis Prager

(Reporting by Idrees Ali; Editing by Chris Reese)