A nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Agni-V missile is test fired from an island off India’s east coast in 2013. Photo: Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation Handout via Reuters
A nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Agni-V missile is test fired from an island off India’s east coast in 2013. Photo: Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation Handout via Reuters

Over 2 billion would die in an India-Pakistan nuclear conflict. 5 billion in a US-Russia one, study finds

  • The researchers mostly considered a hypothetical nuclear conflict between India and Pakistan as they believed such a conflict was the most likely
  • Tens of millions of immediate fatalities in the war zone would be followed by hundreds of millions of starvation deaths around the globe, they found

A nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Agni-V missile is test fired from an island off India’s east coast in 2013. Photo: Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation Handout via Reuters
A nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Agni-V missile is test fired from an island off India’s east coast in 2013. Photo: Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation Handout via Reuters
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