Be Careful If You See These Balloons in Gyeonggi or Gangwon Province in Korea

Last Night At Around 11:30 PM, Mobile Phones In The Seoul Metropolitan Area And Parts Of The Gangwon Region Sounded A Loud Alarm

The alert stated, ”Unidentified objects suspected to be North Korean propaganda leaflets have been identified in the areas of Gyeonggi Province and Gangwon Province. Citizens are advised to refrain from outdoor activities.“ This comes two days after North Korea threatened to disperse ”numerous pieces of waste paper and trash.“

📷 Yonhap

According to military authorities on May 29th, it has been determined that North Korea released over 100 balloons containing trash across the border areas of Gyeonggi Province and Gangwon Province. The number of balloons is expected to increase as some may not have been discovered yet.

This is the first time North Korea has sent trash balloons in eight years since 2016. If you encounter any of these balloons, do not touch them and report them to the military or police immediately.

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