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Argentina’s navy concludes sounds not linked to missing sub

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina — Sounds detected by probes deep in the South Atlantic on Monday did not come from an Argentine submarine that has been lost for five days, the country’s navy said Monday, dashing hopes of families of the 44 sailors aboard. Navy spokesman Enrique Balbi told reporters that the “noise” was analyzed and experts determined it was likely “biological.” He said the sounds did not come from tools being banged against the hull of a submarine as was previously reported by some media. The noise was heard by two Argentine navy ships about 220 miles from the Argentine coast and at a depth of about 650 feet. A U.S.

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