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Argentina submarine: ARA San Juan found

Saturday - 17/11/2018 13:21
The wreckage of a submarine which went missing with 44 crew on board a year ago has been found, the Argentine navy says.
AFP / Relatives have fought to ensure their loved ones were found
AFP / Relatives have fought to ensure their loved ones were found

The ARA San Juan submarine disappeared 430km (270 miles) off the Argentine coast on 15 November 2017.

The navy stopped its rescue mission two weeks after the sub's disappearance.

However, a year and a day after it went missing, officials announced it had been found 800 metres down in the Atlantic Ocean. 

According to a tweet from the Argentine navy, the ARA San Juan had been positively identified under the water by a US company.

The navy had earlier shared a picture from the seabed, suggesting a 60m (197ft)-long object might be the missing submarine.

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