June 20

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Pakistan continues to be ahead of India when it comes to possessing nuclear warheads, as per a report by a leading Swedish think-tank, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

Pakistan is believed to have 140-150 nuclear warheads this year, 10 more than last year. In contrast, India has 130-140 nuclear warheads.

Russia and the US hold over 92 per cent of the total warheads, it said.

It said that France with 300 warheads, China 280, Britain 215, Pakistan 140-150, India 130-140, Israel 80 and North Korea 10-20, were all either deploying or planning to deploy new nuclear weapons system.

Author: News Desk

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