The first-ever night user trial of the nuclear-weapons capable Agni-I surface-to-surface ballistic missile on Wheeler island, off the Odisha coast, was postponed for a second time on Wednesday due to a “technical glitch.” Personnel of the Strategic Forces Command had originally planned the test-fire on Tuesday night.

The 15-metre tall, single stage solid-fuelled missile can carry a 1,000 kg payload up to a distance of 700 km. The next launch date would be decided later, DRDO sources said.

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