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Scary Moment In Izamal Mexico

From: Scott Corrales <lornis1.nul>
Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2007 10:50:32 -0500
Archived: Tue, 04 Dec 2007 10:55:07 -0500
Subject: Scary Moment In Izamal Mexico

The Journal of Hispanic Ufology
December 3, 2007

Source: Fundacion Cosmos AC and www.poresto.net
Date: December 2, 2007

Mexico: A Scary Moment in Izamal

Loud Explosion In A Material Depot Caused By Helicopter
Crash... Or By A Saucer Crash?

IZAMAL, Yucatan, 29 Nov. - A loud explosion occurred yesterday
at six o'clock in the evening, causing fright throughout the
municipality of Izamal. The detonation was accompanied by strong
vibrations and expectation from neighbors who could not imagine
the source of the explosion.

Fear was heightened among locals by the fact that some witnesses
claimed having seen a helicopter fall from the sky, while other
claimed having seen a flying saucer plummet to the ground.

The event prompted the municipal police to mobilize under the
command of Jesus Mukul Chimal. The director of public safety,
Prisciliano Lujan, ventured into the wilderness near the
Cuauhtemoc precinct in a search for the artifact. Elements of
the judicial police, SPV and army personnel joined the
investigation, but no trace of the vehicle was ever found.

According to local residents interviewed by POR ESTO, the
explosion was heard in Izamal and in the precincts of Sitilpech,
Cuauhtemoc and Xanaba as well as in the municipality of Sudzal,
where panic spread among the locals. Some of them believed that
the explosion had its origin at a small ranch to the east of the
Cuauhtemoc precinct.

Subsequently, military elements under the command of General
Casares of the 32nd Military District located a materials depot
used for building a detour into the wilderness, located at Km. 4
of the Izamal-Sitilpech road, apparently belonging to the
Construrama company.

Mayor Roberto A. Rodriguez visited the site to ascertain the
origin of the explosion. The soldiers advised him that careless
handling of a higher quantity of explosives than was required
caused the explosion, resulting in the creation of a crater
measuring approximately 30 meters in diameter, 14 meters deep,
which cast rocks 200 meters away from the focus of the

According to the military, there were neither injuries nor
dangers to human life. Only a sense of fear throughout the
community, arising from a very unusual event in the

Story and photos by David Colli:



Translation (c) 2007, S. Corrales, IHU
Special thanks to Leopoldo Zambrano, Fundacion Cosmos, A.C.

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