Friday, 1 December 2017

Argentina ends missing submarine rescue mission, says navy



The Argentine navy says it has abandoned attempts to rescue 44 crew members on board a submarine that disappeared two weeks ago.

 
"Despite the magnitude of the efforts made, it has not been possible to locate the submarine," navy spokesman Enrique Balbi said on Thursday.


The sub, the ARA San Juan, last made contact on Wednesday 15 November.


Hopes of finding survivors faded after a suspected explosion was reported near its last-known location.


The Argentine military submarine ARA San Juan




BBC     News.