Italian Submarine Collides with Cargo Ship



On Thursday, the Italian military has confirmed that a navy submarine had struck a cargo ship off the coast of Calabria.

What happened?

Naval officials said the Scire, a 180-foot U212 sub, had been sailing to take part in a training exercise when it hit the ship in the Ionian Sea.

No one injured:

The ship wasn’t damaged and resumed its course, the statement said, while the Scire and its crew were rerouted back to base.

Fortunately no one was injured during the incident.

Investigation launched:

The Navy said an investigation would determine how the collision occurred and to determine the root cause of the accident.

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Source: CBS News


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