US shoots down fourth flying object, this time over Lake Huron

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The unidentified flying object that was shot down over Yukon this weekend will undoubtedly be one of the main topics of discussion between Yukon Premier Ranj Pillai and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as the two meet in Whitehorse for previously scheduled talks.

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Four high-altitude objects have been shot down over North America in just one week, the most recent in US airspace over Lake Huron on Sunday.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sunday that Canada and the US were cooperating and in constant communication about the situation, adding the two countries and the North American Aerospace Defense Command were taking the situation very seriously.

Recovery efforts are underway, with Canadian military and RCMP recovery teams, assisted by a CP-160 aircraft searching for and analyzing all objects found in the Yukon wilderness for the remains of the object that was shot down in the central part of the area on Saturday Searching for. 160 km from the Alaska border.

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Defense Minister Anita Anand said on Saturday that the Yukon object was “likely identical” to the Chinese spy balloon destroyed on February 4, after a second mysterious object was shot down over Alaska on Friday.

Canadian and US officials have said little about the objects or their intended purpose beyond surveillance.

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