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UFO Explodes Over Coruginho, Brazil - Hoax?

From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2001 22:40:24 -0500
Fwd Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2001 22:40:24 -0500
Subject: UFO Explodes Over Coruginho, Brazil - Hoax?


Brazil: UFO Explodes Over Coruginho, Brazil - Hoax?

Source: Diario Las Ultimas Noticias
Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2001

Several witnesses in a Brazilian city
Claim Having Seen Exploding UFO
Campo Grande (Brasil)

The alleged explosion of an unidentified flying object (UFO)
drew attention to the small Brazilian city of Corguinho, a
community of 3,800 people in the southwestern corner of the
state of Matto Grosso do Sul. The "silent explosion" that lit
the skies over Corguinho occured around 23:00 hours last
Saturday attracted a group of UFO researchers with Projecto
Portal, an organization dedicated to alleged extraterrestrial

"Between 15 and 20 people witnessed the explosion," stated Mar=EDa
Lucia Vidal de Souza, a member of Proyecto Portal, who guided
the group of tourists who saw the phenomenon. The group included
Fabio Jr. a well-known Brazilian actor and singer. "We reached
the site at midnight on Saturday after having received notice
from a local landowner of lights crossing the sky from one end
to another. Finally, the light intensified. Since [the
explosion] occurred in a hard-to-reach location, we still
haven't found any remains, but we hope to do so soon," concluded
Vidal de Souza. In spite of this, the sheriff of Corguinho,
Marco Antonio Balsamini, who visited the site on Monday, claims
not having found any trace whatsoever of aliens.

NOTE: The Institute of Hispanic Ufology (IHU)M has received
cautionary messages from Esdras Martins in Brazil and Luis
Eduardo Pacheco in Argentina regarding the possible fraudulent
nature of this case.


Translation (C) 2001. Scott Corrales, Institute of
Hispanic Ufology. Special thanks to Gloria Coluchi and
Scott Corrales.

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