China’s ‘god of submarines’ just an April Fool’s Day joke

Apr 2, 2021 | INVESTING

A military website launched an April Fool’s Day joke with a spoof report saying China had developed a super submarine capable of carrying “ginormous” nuclear-powered torpedoes. After the report sparked wide and attention and mockery, including a detailed debunking by nationalist tabloid Global Times, the Naval News website carried a follow-up story confirming the news was a prank.Over-the-top April Fool’s Day blackmail prank lands Beijing man in jailThe original story described the “god of…

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