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Thu Oct 12, 2017, 06:49 PM

Dangerous sound? What Americans heard in Cuba attacks

Source: Associated Press

Dangerous sound? What Americans heard in Cuba attacks

By JOSH LEDERMAN and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN
44 minutes ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — It sounds sort of like a mass of crickets. A high-pitched whine, but from what? It seems to undulate, even writhe. Listen closely: There are multiple, distinct tones that sound to some like they’re colliding in a nails-on-the-chalkboard effect.

The Associated Press has obtained a recording of what some U.S. Embassy workers heard in Havana in a series of unnerving incidents later deemed to be deliberate attacks. The recording, released Thursday by the AP, is the first disseminated publicly of the many taken in Cuba of mysterious sounds that led investigators initially to suspect a sonic weapon.

The recordings themselves are not believed to be dangerous to those who listen. Sound experts and physicians say they know of no sound that can cause physical damage when played for short durations at normal levels through standard equipment like a cellphone or computer.

What device produced the original sound remains unknown. Americans affected in Havana reported the sounds hit them at extreme volumes.

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Thu Oct 12, 2017, 06:58 PM

1. omg this isnt gonna be like The Ring is it?.....

.....cuz I just watched it............

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Response to samnsara (Reply #1)

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 07:00 PM

2. I watched than movie

over 10 years ago and it still gives me nightmares.

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Thu Oct 12, 2017, 09:12 PM

3. OMG My dog just turned into a walking killer wave form! Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!

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