The Pentagon has confirmed the presence of a high-altitude spy balloon flying over the United States. The balloon, which was first spotted in the western US, is believed to be of Chinese origin and has been tracked by US government officials.
In response to the Pentagon’s allegations, China has denied any involvement in the matter, stating that they have no knowledge of any such activity.
The balloon is believed to have been flying at an altitude of around 20,000 feet and is capable of collecting data such as images, audio recordings, and other forms of intelligence.
The US government has stated that the balloon is being monitored and that they are taking all necessary measures to ensure the safety of US citizens.
This story has been covered extensively by various news outlets, with Fox News reporting that the balloon is flying over northern states and CNN-News18 reporting on China’s response to the Pentagon’s allegations. WION has also reported on the Pentagon’s confirmation of the balloon’s presence.
The US government is continuing to monitor the situation closely and is urging citizens to remain vigilant. For more information on this story, view the full coverage on USNN.