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MowCowWhoHow III

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Mon Nov 7, 2016, 01:20 PM Nov 2016

Nuclear weapon missing since 1950 'may have been found' [View all]

Source: BBC

A commercial diver may have discovered a lost US nuclear bomb off the coast of Canada.

Sean Smyrichinsky was diving for sea cucumbers near British Columbia when he discovered a large metal device that looked a bit like a flying saucer.

The Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) believes it could be a "lost nuke" from a US B-36 bomber that crashed in the area in 1950.

The government does not believe the bomb contains nuclear material. It is sending naval ships out to the site, near the Haida Gwaii archipelago, to verify the find.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-37875697?ocid=socialflow_twitter&ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbcnews&ns_source=twitter

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If that's not it, they should look behind the refrigerator jberryhill Nov 2016 #1
B 36 Bomber, what a monster. - 230 feet acrossed Ellipsis Nov 2016 #4
No, thats just a plane. This is a monster cstanleytech Nov 2016 #6
I don't know how to post pictures, so please check this out Hangingon Nov 2016 #21
One was lost near Savanna a few years back also. R Merm Nov 2016 #14
a nuclear bomb, sort of reminds me of one of the presidential candidates. olddad56 Nov 2016 #15
That's an enormous sea cucumber! Nitram Nov 2016 #20
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