The USS Connecticut fast-attack submarine makes a scheduled port visit to Yokosuka in Japan on July 31. Photo: Handout The USS Connecticut fast-attack submarine makes a scheduled port visit to Yokosuka in Japan on July 31. Photo: Handout
The USS Connecticut fast-attack submarine makes a scheduled port visit to Yokosuka in Japan on July 31. Photo: Handout

China demands answers on US nuclear submarine accident in South China Sea

  • Chinese foreign ministry blames freedom of navigation operations as it seeks details on the where and how of collision and the likely nuclear risks
  • Complex underwater terrain and ongoing nuclear submarine arms race increase risk of accidents in the region, analyst warns

Topic |   South China Sea
The USS Connecticut fast-attack submarine makes a scheduled port visit to Yokosuka in Japan on July 31. Photo: Handout The USS Connecticut fast-attack submarine makes a scheduled port visit to Yokosuka in Japan on July 31. Photo: Handout
The USS Connecticut fast-attack submarine makes a scheduled port visit to Yokosuka in Japan on July 31. Photo: Handout
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