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Canada monitoring potential 2nd incident of suspected surveillance balloon

Feb 03, 2023 11:12 AM IST

Canada surveillance balloon: Canada says 'potential second incident' linked to surveillance balloon

Canada's defense ministry said it detected a "high-altitude surveillance balloon" and was monitoring a "potential second incident" after US officials said a Chinese spy balloon was found lingering over the western US state of Montana.

Chinese Spy Balloon: The US is tracking a suspected Chinese surveillance balloon that has been spotted over US airspac.(AP)
Chinese Spy Balloon: The US is tracking a suspected Chinese surveillance balloon that has been spotted over US airspac.(AP)

"A high-altitude surveillance balloon was detected and its movements are being actively tracked by NORAD. Canadians are safe and Canada is taking steps to ensure the security of its airspace, including the monitoring of a potential second incident," it said in a statement, without giving further details.

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