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United States works to recover alleged Chinese spy balloon

The United States is working to recover the alleged Chinese spy balloon that was shot down off the coast of South Carolina, the Pentagon said in a statement.

“Our U.S. Navy component is currently conducting recovery operations, with the Coast Guard assisting in securing the area and maintaining public safety,” said Gen. Glen VanHerck, commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and Air Force Command. of the North of the USA.

US officials said on Thursday that a Chinese spy balloon had been flying over the country for a few days.

On Friday, China said the blimp has civilian meteorological and other scientific purposes, and regretted that it had strayed into US airspace.

A US government official reported that the US military shot down the alleged Chinese spy balloon over the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday (4).

Source: CNN Brasil

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