'UFO' in skies over Urumqi suspected to be American guided missile

16:38, July 06, 2010      

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Guangzhou Daily


Some citizens were discussing the "UFO" in the sky while the reporter was preparing to stop the car at 11:45 p.m. on June 30 in Urumqi. The reporter looked to where citizens' were pointing and found an unidentified flying object flying to the east with a fan-shaped white light.

Li Jun, a citizen in Yining, had also shot the photos of the "UFO." Li said he was driving on the Qingyi highway and suddenly saw a "UFO" in the sky with a long fan shape light tail. "It stayed in the sky for very short time," said Li Jun.

Song Huagang, the secretary general of Xinjiang Astronomy Society, the object is impossible to be a "UFO." In fact, the United State launched an intercontinental missile on June 30. People can observe the intercontinental missile with their naked eyes in some part of Xinjiang.

According to People's Daily Online, the US launched "Militia" III intercontinental ballistic missiles from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California and the missiles hit the target precisely 7,000 kilometers away.

By People's Daily Online/Guangzhou Daily

(Editor:王千原雪)

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