A team of researchers claims to have detected radioactive material leaking from the former Soviet Navy nuclear submarine the ‘Komsomolets,’ which sank in 1989. Eerie footage from its final resting place has been shared online.
The joint Russian-Norwegian science team was conducting routine surveillance and monitoring of the stricken craft, which rests at a depth of some 1,700 meters, when one of the seawater samples tested positive for elevated levels of radioactivity.
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