Rumors about a Chinese nuclear submarine accident completely false: Defense Spokesperson

China Military Online
Chen Zhuo
2023-08-31 20:08:49

BEIJING, Aug. 31 -- At a regular press conference on Thursday, Senior Colonel Wu Qian, spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense, denied the rumors spreading on international social media that "one of the Chinese PLA's Type 093 nuclear submarine had suffered a serious accident in waters near the Taiwan Strait".  

"Relevant information is completely false. We hope that internet users follow authoritative information released by China's official accounts, and do not be misled by ill-minded information," said the spokesperson. 

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