UFOs in Free State puzzle residents

2011-11-03 11:31

Fiery unidentified flying objects over the Free State have left stargazers puzzled.

Riaan van Greuning of the Mpumalanga hamlet of Eloff near Delmas said on Sunday at around 10pm he saw a strange phenomenon while travelling in the Harrismith area and took photographs of what looked like fireballs.

“It was cloudy and the phenomenon was fairly low in the sky. Five of these objects appeared in a matter of 20 minutes,” the report quoted Van
Greuning as saying.

He said the fireballs moved from north to south, made no noise and were relatively slow moving. “I do not know what it was. Something like this makes one think. All I know is that it was not a helicopter’s searchlight.”

Van Greuning said since the incident he had consulted several websites, but could not get clarity on what he saw. He does not believe in aliens, but admitted the incident was “a strange thing”, Volksblad newspaper reported.

The newspaper reported that Bloemfontein readers wrote on its Facebook page they also have seen “strange lights” over the past few nights.

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