South Korean children spark security alert

Balloons released by school mistaken for parachuting North Koreans

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Balloons let off into the sky by children in South Korea were mistaken for parachuting North Koreans, sparking high security fears.

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As tension between North and South Korea grows, a resident of South Korea reported he saw what looked like parachutes falling onto a mountain.

However on closer inspection, it turned out the objects were in fact harmless helium balloons released by children at a nearby school.

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Panic over, it was just the kids, guys.

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