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To: Squawk 8888

28 May 1998: Pakistan detonates five nuclear devices. Pakistan claimed that the five nuclear tests measured up to 5.0 on the Richter scale, with a reported yield of up to 40 KT (equivalent TNT)


13 posted on 11/06/2007 5:30:15 PM PST by Perdogg (Elections have consequences.)
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To: Perdogg

That’s enough to level much of the downtown a medium-sized city I should think. 2-1/2 to 5+ times the size of the Hiroshima yield.


14 posted on 11/06/2007 7:02:39 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Tim 1:4; Gal 1:6-10; 1Cor 2:2; Matthew 22:30; Mark 12:25; Luke 20:34-35; 2Thess 2:11; Jude 1:3)
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To: Perdogg

And the coup by Mushy was only about a year later. That’s pretty interesting. I remember when in happened in 1999 (at least I think that’s correct).


15 posted on 11/06/2007 7:06:33 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Tim 1:4; Gal 1:6-10; 1Cor 2:2; Matthew 22:30; Mark 12:25; Luke 20:34-35; 2Thess 2:11; Jude 1:3)
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