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US nuclear attack submarine collides with 'unknown object' in South China Sea

Oct 8, 2021, 3:13 PM IST

A US nuclear-powered attack submarine struck an unknown object while submerged in the Indo-Pacific region on October 2.

According to reports, the incident led to 11 sailors suffering minor injuries.

Following the collision, the US Pacific fleet said that the submarine remains in a safe and stable condition.

It added that the USS Connecticut's nuclear propulsion plant and spaces were not affected & remain fully operational. Watch this video to know more.