The U.S. has now reportedly shot down a second object over its territory.
The second balloon, according to the Pentagon was reportedly shot down over Alaska.
“The object was flying at an altitude of 40,000 feet and posed a reasonable threat to the safety of civilian flight. Out of an abundance of caution, and at the recommendation of the Pentagon, President Biden ordered the military to down the object and they did and it came inside our territorial waters and those waters right now are frozen,” Kirby told reporters at the White House briefing.” National Security council official John Kirby said.
Kirby claimed that he could not confirm where the object originated form or what it’s mission may have been, in spite of many observers claiming, so far without verification, that it was a second Chinese spy balloon.