UFO reported seen in Gansu
LANZHOU, Dec. 13 (Xinhuanet) -- Hundreds of people in northwest China's
Gansu Province witnessed an unidentified flying object (UFO) Saturday
night, and local police are searching for what may have dropped in the
Witnesses in Gansu's capital Lanzhou said that a strange shining
object swept through the sky at about 11:36 p.m. Saturday,following by
earthshaking sounds like bombing. They also reported that an ensuing
tremble was felt within 100 sq km from Lanzhou.
One of them, a driver surnamed Zhang, said that he saw a shining ball
with a three-meter-long trail flying from west to east and heard two
thunders right after, when he was driving from Lanzhou city to neighboring
The local public security department confirmed that they have received
more than 700 reports on the case, some saying it was an earthquake, and
others saying it was an aerolite falling. The department has sent
policemen to search for possible fallen objects but found nothing so far.
Liu Yanan, astronomy professor at the Northwest Normal University,
said that it might be a meteoroid entering the earth's atmosphere.
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