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Iran Test Fires Short Range Missile

Iran Test Fires Short Range Missile


Iran has fired an upgraded version of its Fateh-110 short-range ballistic missile in a "successful" test of its ability to hit stationary land or sea targets, Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi said on Saturday, according to state television.

Vahidi said the missile now has a range of "more than 300 kilometres" (190 miles) and can be fired at "targets in the Persian Gulf and Sea of Oman as well as land-based targets," the IRIB channel reported.

He called the missile a "deterrent" and said "it will only be used against those who have bad intentions towards the Islamic Republic of Iran."

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why is this news?

there are many countries that test fire missiles everyday. The US fires missiles at people on a daily basis. why is this even news?