The Shaheen-III missile has a maximum range of up to 1,700 miles, according to members of the Pakistani military.
Pakistan alludes to its NUCLEAR weapons as it warns India its top military chiefs – who authorise use of nukes – are meeting to discuss response to bombing raid
Pakistan's top military chiefs are due to meet to discuss a response to a bombing raid by India - and have alluded to the country's own nuclear capabilities. India said its warplanes killed 'a very large number' of fighters when they struck a militant training camp inside Pakistan on Tuesday. Pakistan has threatened its own 'surprise' after India claimed jets had bombed 'a very large' number of militants in its arch rival's territory. Officials in New Delhi said overnight airstrikes had pounded a 'terror camp' belonging to Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in the Balakot region of Pakistan The raids took place after the jihadist group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed dozens of troops in Indian Kashmir earlier this month. The strike raised the risk of conflict between the nuclear-armed neighbours, although Pakistan officials denied there had been casualties. Pakistan said it would respond at a time and place of its choice, with a military spokesman even alluding to its nuclear arsenal, highlighting the escalation in hostile rhetoric from both two sides since a suicide bombing in Kashmir this month. Source