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Report: Pakistan, India, China Add Nukes


A new study says China, India, and Pakistan have increased their nuclear arsenals over the past year.

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said China is now estimated to have 250 nuclear warheads – 10 more than in 2012 – while Pakistan has increased its warheads by about 10, to between 100 and 120.

The group said in its annual report that India is believed to have also added around 10, for a total of 90 to 110.

The report said only Russia and the United States have reduced their warheads, with Russia dropping from 10,000 to 8,500, and the United States scaling back from 8,000 to 7,700.

These reductions are in line with the new START treaty between Washington and Moscow.

Based on reports from AP and AFP
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