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Iran Test Launches Long-range Missile

Posted May. 22, 2009 07:14,   


Iran Wednesday test fired its Sajjil-2 missile with a range of 2,000 to 2,500 kilometers that could reach Israel, the Middle East or U.S. military bases in Eastern Europe. Washington is fearful over the solid-propellant rockets, which are hard to detect and counter. The picture on the left shows the missile before it was attached to the launch pad and the other shows when it was launched.