Pakistan's military test-fired a Pakistani-built unmanned aircraft equipped with a laser-guided missile on Friday, the army said in a statement.
Pakistan has long complained about incursions of US drones into Pakistani airspace to target al-Qaida, Taliban and other jihadist militants along its lawless northwestern border with Afghanistan, and has said it is seeking to acquire a drone capability of its own.
The army chief of staff said on his official Twitter account that the new drone "multiplies capability against terrorists."
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