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S. Korea Loses Track Of Subs

April 09 2012

North Korea

The South Korean military has been trying to locate a number of North Korean submarines that seem to have vanished after departing from bases on the east coast, reports the Korea Herald.

Three or four Sang-o-class (Shark-class) midget submarines left two bases on the east coast last week, a military source said.

The inability to spot the boats was first reported Thursday by the Song-A Ilbo.

Those submarines can be used for clandestine infiltration into South Korea.


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