Mystery deepens over reported Russian sub in Sweden

October 19, 2014 2:24 PM

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STOCKHOLM: Mystery deepened on Sunday (Oct 19) over a Swedish military operation triggered by "foreign underwater activity" off the coast of Stockholm, amid an unconfirmed report of a hunt for a damaged Russian submarine.

Late on Saturday, Swedish armed forces stepped up an operation - involving more than 200 men, stealth ships, minesweepers and helicopters - in an area about 50 kilometres (30 miles) east of the Swedish capital. The manoeuvres were initiated on Friday after the armed forces said they had been informe...

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