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Mass hysteria over sightings of 'black figure' in Malaysian school

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A student's photo of the "black figure" at the school.
A school in Malaysia was forced to close after sightings of a mysterious "black figure" sparked a suspected outbreak of "mass hysteria".

The panic began last Monday when several students and teachers in the city of Kota Bharu said they had seen a "black figure" in the school.

Sightings continued to be reported for the next two days, with about 100 people affected by what they believed were supernatural experiences.

The school was shut on Thursday while Islamic traditional experts, scholars and even witch doctors were called in to carry out prayer sessions and "exorcisms".

Although the school reopened on Sunday, screaming and shouting continued to be heard at SMK Pengkalan Chepa 2 secondary school on Sunday, according to Free Malaysia Today.

"Our students were possessed and disturbed [by these spirits]. We are not sure why it happened. We don't know what it is that affected us," a senior school staff member told the BBC.


Nottinghamshire, UK residents hear strange noise, see bright light in sky

© Via flickr/Tracey Whitefoot
A strange noise was heard in a Nottinghamshire village in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Post reader Danielle Metcalf reported that she heard a loud noise and witnessed a bright light in the night sky in Burton Joyce - but what could it have been?

The noise was heard around 1:15am and startled Danielle, who told the Post: "It was an extremely loud noise, and one that I've not heard before." She added: "It didn't sound like a police helicopter and it didn't seem to move for ages. "It was really low and had a light which just shone and didn't really move. I would have expected to see it move into the distance. It seemed to just disappear to nowhere eventually. "To be honest, I was quite scared."

Michelle Pavey added that she heard the noise in Ruddington: "Initially it appeared as if it had travelled from across the Clifton area. I assumed it was the police but it was very dark so could not be sure."

Nottinghamshire Police were contacted by one of Ms Metcalf's friends, who also heard the noise, but reported that there were no records of helicopters in the area at that time. The Post has also contacted police, who said they are investigating the reports.


Mysterious moving lights filmed above Liverpool, UK

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Strange lights were filmed over Liverpool on Sunday evening which caused confusion between observant local residents.

Residents in Bootle, Anfield and Kirkby all reported seeing the phenomenon. Lots of people speculated the flashing moving lights were extra terrestrials.

In the video above, there are several lights of different sizes moving in random directions in the clouds.

Some Twitter users offered explanations to what the lights could be...
@LivEchonews 3 lights seen across Liverpool sky is coming from the Circus based in Walton Hall Park.
— Maz Power (@mazpower) April 17, 2016

I, for one, welcome our new alien overlords #LiverpoolLights
— Matt (@Duttstep) April 17, 2016

3 weird lights in the sky in the vicinity of the racecourse. Cross crossing spotlights on the clouds - where from?
— Nick W (@ukefc) April 17, 2016


The man who first saw "the Men in Black" dies

The man who brought the UFO silencers, the men in dark clothing, into modern consciousness, Albert K. Bender, 94, died on March 29, 2016, in California.

"Men in Black" (MIBs) are what appear to be male humans dressed in black suits who claim to be government or paramilitary (or even alien) agents and who harass or threaten UFO witnesses to keep them quiet about what they have seen.

Magic Hat

Ghost-like man appears to walk straight through closed doors [video]

CLOSED: The hooded man appears to pas straight through the doors
Wearing a black hoodie which hides his face, the man approaches the closed shop doors.

He then seems to pass straight through the glass in an eerie flash of light.

Movement and lights can be seen inside the shop before the mystery man leaves in another flash.


Mysterious orbs filmed in Red Rock Canyon, Nevada

Lots of people are speculating over what this could be, but at least it's better footage than we normally get. With the location being so close to Area 51 (about an hour away), some say it could be the military testing new technology. Others say they are "not 100% machine" but some type of hybrid alien ship communicating with fellow ships through light. Still others claim it's just a geomagnetic storm.

What do you think it is?


Couple films the ghostly image of their deceased dog

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Mutley the dog
Aren't dogs the best? They greet you at the door, fall asleep at the foot of your bed, and haunt you from beyond the grave.

That is according to Barry and Christine Kennedy, a 39-year-old couple from Skelmersdale in Lancashire who claim that their dog Mutley visited them two months after he was put down.

Fortunately they caught the whole thing on camera and uploaded it onto social media, where it was shared more than 134,000 times.

Black Cat 2

Colorado: Ghost caught on camera at Stanley Hotel

A visitor to the hotel that inspired Stephen King to write "The Shining" has snapped a photo of what some believe is a ghost.

Henry Yau took a panoramic image of the lobby of the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, this week.

When he snapped the photo, there was no one at the top of the staircase, he claims — but when he took a look at it later, he saw a ghostly figure in what looks like period clothing coming down the stairs.


UFO sightings: Edmonton ranks fourth among Canadian cities

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One of the many strange sightings over Alberta near Edmonton.
Edmonton's fascination with flat, round objects doesn't stop with pizzas. Sure, the city came in eighth in the battle for the world's best pizza, but the Canadian UFO Survey released this week says Edmonton had the fourth-highest sightings of UFOs of any city in Canada. The city followed Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver.

Among the provinces, Alberta also came fourth. Of Canada's 1,267 sightings in 2015 - the second-highest number on record-, Quebec had a whopping 450 , Ontario 314, and 224 in B.C. By comparison, wild rose country had a paltry 101 reported UFO sightings last year.

(Apologies for the language in the following videos.)

Edmonton's 36 UFO reports included orange and green orbs, blinking red and white and fuzzy lights moving across the sky, a "large blurry cloud," and a "bright round light," moving slowly, which "seemed to flatten in shape." On May 12 last year, a "large green fireball" broke into six pieces and mysteriously disappeared in the city. About a month later, on July 20, "several discs" in the sky "appeared to change colour and come in and out of focus." That report was one of only a handful accompanied by photos or video.


Is a massive cloaked UFO patrolling the skies of Frayser, TN?

An 'exposure-enhanced' version of the tape appears to show shadows in the clouds
A UFO hunter claims to have been sent some 'mind-bending' footage showing 'a camouflaged machine' patrolling earth from the clouds.

According to the extra-terrestrial enthusiast, who narrates YouTube channel SecureTeam10, the video shows the mysterious craft in the sky over Frayser in North Memphis, Tennessee.

Upon first glance it is difficult to see anything lurking behind the clouds, but after studying an 'exposure-enhanced' version of the same tape some bizarre shadows emerge.