Unidentified glowing objects, apparently meteors, appeared in the sky above several areas in Lebanon on Thursday, sparking astonishment among residents.
OTV reported that glowing objects were also sighted above the Lebanese-Israeli border and the Turkish-Syrian border.
Quoting astronomical sources, LBCI television said “according to the scientific explanation, the phenomenon of the glowing objects resulted from large meteorites.”
OTV described the phenomenon as a meteoric downpour.
LBCI said “glowing objects and fiery meteors appeared in the sky above the North, Marjeyuon and several Bekaa areas,” as MTV said “unidentified glowing objects, apparently meteors, appeared in the sky above the areas of Halat, Bsalim and Bikfaya.”
State-run National News Agency reported similar sightings in Akkar, Tripoli, the Bekaa, Byblos, Halat, Ashrafiyeh and Tyre, saying the objects were clearly visible.
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