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China Denies Nuclear Submarine Yellow Sea Disaster Claims – MO

55 Chinese sailors were reportedly killed after their submarine was said to have been caught in a trap intended to snare UK subs

Chinese submarines in the South China Sea. File photo: Reuters
Chinese submarines in the South China Sea. File photo: Reuters


Fifty-five Chinese sailors were feared to have been killed after a catastrophic oxygen failure in their submarine in the Yellow Sea, the UK’s Daily Mail reported.

China has denied the incident took place but the report went on to claim the nuclear submarine got caught in a trap intended to ensnare British sub-surface vessels in the sea but its crew were poisoned when the boat’s oxygen system failed.

Read the full story: MailOnline


  • By Sean O’Meara


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Sean O'Meara

Sean O'Meara is an Editor at Asia Financial. He has been a newspaper man for more than 30 years, working at local, regional and national titles in the UK as a writer, sub-editor, page designer and print editor. A football, cricket and rugby fan, he has a particular interest in sports finance.


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