A Chinese nuclear submarine became a victim of an accident. It is feared that 55 of his soldiers will be killed. According to a report, the submarine collided with a chain and anchor in the Yellow Sea, due to which its oxygen system failed. It is reported that China had installed chain and anchor to trap British and American submarines, but its own The submarine got stuck in this trap. According to a UK report, after the oxygen system failed, it took 6 hours to repair it.
During this time, the oxygen in the submarine reduced and all the people died due to suffocation. The dead included Captain Colonel Xu Yong-peng and 21 officers. Chinese officials have currently denied any such accident. Taiwan has also rejected these reports.
The accident happened on 21st August
According to Daily Mail, this accident happened on August 21 at around 8:12 pm. Then the nuclear submarine was present in the Yellow Sea for some mission. Those who died included officer cadets, junior officers and many other soldiers of China’s PLA Navy.
China’s Type 093 submarines have been part of the Navy for the last 15 years. It is 351 feet long and equipped with torpedoes. Type 093 is one of China’s advanced submarines and has negligible noise. Earlier in August, CNN had reported that China’s Navy has made the world’s largest development. It has more than 340 warships.
The biggest submarine accident ever happened in the year 2000
Earlier in August 2000, there was an explosion in a Russian nuclear submarine. 118 Russian sailors were killed in this accident. The Kremlin initially denied these reports and rejected the offer of help made by Britain-Norway. Due to Russia’s negligence, even those who were initially alive in the submarine could not be saved.
This was the biggest accident ever involving a submarine in the world, which happened in the Barents Sea when a torpedo exploded during a test launch. Due to the blast, other torpedoes present in the submarine were also detonated, due to which the submarine reached the bottom of the sea.