In this photo provided by Chad Fish, the remnants of a large balloon that was shot down near South Carolina. February 10, 2023 the pentagon released information another “high altitude” object had been shot down in Alaskan airspace.

ABC FOX News Anchor Mary Beth Dickson has more.

The White House said Friday that an object has been shot down, this time over Alaska, and it may be another balloon.

President Joe Biden ordered the shootdown over water, spokesman John Kirby said, adding that the origin of the object hasn’t been determined yet.

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He said it was about the size of a small car and was flying about 40-thousand feet.

He said because it posed a reasonable threat to the safety of civilian flight, that out of an abundance of caution and at the recommendation of the Pentagon, Biden ordered the military to down the object.

“It came in, inside our territorial waters, those waters right now are frozen, but inside territorial airspace and over territorial waters. Fighter aircraft assigned to U.S. Northern command took down the object within the last hour,” Kirby said.

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