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August 13, 2002

Strange deaths in India

by Feòrag

Seven people have died in Uttar Pradesh of mysterious injuries which locals blame on UFOs- in this case flying spheres with flashing blue and red lights.

Raghuraj Pal, whose neighbour Ramji Pal died recently in Shanwa, said: A mysterious flying object attacked him in the night. His stomach was ripped open. He died two days later.

More prosaic explanations include mass hysteria in which the victims unconsciously inure themselves, and a particular type of insect which leaves 9cm bite marks.

Still in India, eight people were killed and fifteen injured during a procession in honour of a local goddess in Hyderabad. A tractor had been converted into a tall chariot for the occasion and the devotees were electrocuted when it hit high tension electricity cables.

At least seven dead in reported UFO attacks in IndiaAnanova, August 12th 2002. 8 electrocuted during religious festival; 15 hurt - Daily Pioneer, August 13th 2002.

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1: Posted by: midnight29 | May 6, 2003 6:37 PM

that is so stupid. Everyone knows that UFO's aren't real. brother pucker