Mystery of disappearing 3.5 ton underwater statue off Italian coast


Authorities are baffled as to who – or what – could have removed the bronze statue of St Francis of Paola, which stands 7.2 ft (2.2 m) high and was securely embedded in concrete 95 ft (29 m) beneath the surface of the sea. One unexpected upside from the disappearance is that when investigating the site, a group of local divers chanced upon the wreck of a 49 ft-long ship, which is thought to be hundreds of years old.

Read The Telegraph.

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