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Missing Argentine submarine apparently sent 7 satellite messages, but none got through

Missing Argentine submarine apparently sent 7 satellite messages, but none got through

The Argentine navy has detected what appeared to be seven satellite messages sent from a missing submarine, but communication with the vessel was never established, and its whereabouts in the south Atlantic remained a mystery late Saturday.

The 44-crew submarine, the subject of an intensive search involving eight nations, had been out of contact since Wednesday morning. The first indication of leads to its whereabouts came Saturday night when Defense Minister Oscar Aguad said over Twitter that the Argentine military had detected what he called “communication attempts.”

Later, the Argentine navy tweeted that it appeared that the crew of the...

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