Contact lost with Argentinian submarine with 44 crew members

NNA – An Argentinian military submarine with 44 crew members on board has been missing since Wednesday in the South Atlantic, prompting the Argentinian authorities to alert ships sailing through the area.

“All boats in the area have to pay attention to any wireless connection that may occur,” stated Buenos Ares, while search operations for the submarine continued throughout Friday under difficult weather conditions.

The Argentinian Army is assuming that the submarine might have incurred a technical problem related to communication while at sea.

=============== R.Sh.

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