MOSCOW, September 6 (RIA Novosti)
A dirigible that appeared near the border with Afghanistan sparked panic among Tajik villagers, BBC Tajikistan reported on Thursday.
Many local residents thought the airship was a sign from above and started praying.
“I have no idea of what had appeared there in the sky, but I’m very afraid of it. Men say that the end of days is coming,” local resident Shamsikhon Tamliyeva told BBC Tajikistan.
“People are scared and start praying upon seeing the dirigible. Some thought it was a huge sky fish. Others said it looked like a big ball,” a local resident told the Regnum news agency.
The News Asia portal said the dirigible was first spotted on the border with Tajikistan on September 2.
Tajik Border guards said the airship did not cross into the country’s territory and was presumably used for surveillance missions by Afghan border guards.
Add to blog
You may place this material on your blog by copying the link.
Image Galleries: Yury Gagarin: Life of the First Man in Space in Pictures
Infographics: Sledge Hockey
The unconstitutional takeover in Ukraine was the toughest, consistent and so far most effective Western counterattack launched amid the ongoing struggle for a fairer world order. Only the naïve believe that the United States and Europe will willingly share their right to rule the world, though their belief is worthy of respect.