Sound described as ‘abnormal, singular, short, violent’ heard on day that contact was lost with ARA San Juan and its 44 crew members

An abnormal sound detected in the South Atlantic ocean hours after an Argentinian navy submarine sent its last signal last week was “consistent with an explosion,” a navy spokesman said on Thursday.

Captain Enrique Balbi described the blast in the morning of 15 November as “abnormal, singular, short, violent” and “non-nuclear” and said it was detected at 10.31am along the route the ARA San Juan was following when it last made radio contact three hours earlier.

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