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India Tests Missile That Puts China in Range

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Agni-V is a solid fuelled intercontinental ballistic missile developed by India. (Photo: Indian Ministry of Defense/Wikipedia)

India successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile Thursday that puts major Chinese cities within range.

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The Agni V could now carry a nuclear warhead as far as 3,000 miles.

That has prompted fears of an arms race between China and India.

Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to defense analyst Rahul Bedi in New Delhi.