- LUANDA (SAPA-AFP) - An unidentified
spherical object has fallen from the sky and landed near the Angolan village
of Manzawu, in northern Uije province, Roman Catholic Radio Ecclesia reported
- Villagers told Ecclesia the object had crashed to the
ground near Manzawu following a loud explosion, similar to a clap of thunder.
- "We heard noise like thunder in the sky, and then
a ball landed on the earth," one of the witnesses to the object's
sudden appearance said.
- "Now, we are afraid it could explode," said
another villager. Many of Manzawu's inhabitants had fled their homes, after
hearing the explosion.
- According to Ecclesia, the object weighs around 10kg
and measures about 50cm in diameter.
- Experts from the Angolan Armed Forces have travelled
to the object's landing site to examine it, the radio said. - Sapa-AFP