Russia announced on Thursday night that it had carried out a successful test of an inter-continental ballistic missile, seemingly explaining a mysterious moving light seen in the skies over Israel, Lebanon, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Jordan. Hundreds of Israelis across the country flooded police lines with reports that they had seen a light in the sky, traveling in a spiral with a large trail behind it on Thursday night.
Failed Russian Missile Test Spotted Across The Middle East. Russia’s Defense Ministry says the Russian army successfully test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile. The Topol missile was fired at 9:39 Moscow time, according to a statement published by the Novosti news agency. (Ynet) Around 7pm BST reports started to come in from Syria that helicopters had started spraying white smoke/chemicals across cities in Syria, with activists posting videos from across Syria Then to add to the confusion Israelis began to call in UFO sightings Hundreds of Israelis nationwide flooded police hotlines Thursday evening with reports about seeing an unidentified flying object in the nation’s skies. A prominent Israeli astronomer said the object flew above Lebanese territory and is not a meteor. The UFO was also clearly visible in Palestinian territories. A similar sighting in Norway three years ago turned out to be a failed missile test. The video of the object seen over Lebanon. The unidentified body was also spotted at the Givataim observatory in central Israel. Dr. Yigal Pat-El, the chairman of the Israeli Astronomical Association and observatory director, confirmed the sighting and said the origin of the object is unclear.