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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

China's nuclear submarines in Gulf of Aden could cause unease: Experts

Type 091 (Han) class SSNChina for the first time has divulged the deployment of a nuclear submarine for anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden, a move defence experts say could cause unease among neighbours, including India.

Chinese official media said that a nuclear submarine of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy accompanied the anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden patrolled the area for more than two months, escorting two ships and a supply vessel.

The submarine stated to be Type 091 has since returned to its base in Qingdao, Shandong province.

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