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Argentina detects 7 'communication attempts' from missing submarine

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentine authorities say the crew of a missing submarine attempted to transmit messages several times Saturday, the first such communications from the vessel since it went missing Wednesday morning in the south Atlantic.

Defense Minister Oscar Aguad said over Twitter on Saturday night that the submarine, with a crew of 44 members, sent seven "communication attempts" earlier in the day. He did not provide further details.

The whereabouts of the

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