Two UFO’s have reportedly crashed in the skies above Russian President Vladimir Putin’s hometown.
The Russian police are investigating claims that two unidenfitied objects collided mid-air in St Petersburg, which was captured on film by student Ana Zhmaeva.
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The footage, which is now with the authorities, appears to show two objects collide with a bright flash before one of them plunges to the ground and fragments seen scattering in the cloud.
Ms Zhmaeva said: “When I started filming the UFOs [Unidentified Flying Objects] disappeared like they had exploded or crashed into each other.”
The mystery incident sparked heated debateonline with Russian news website NevNov suggesting the “UFOs” could actually have been planes that crashed after getting into difficulties, with an air show reported to have been held in the area that day.
However traffic controllers denied there had been any issues and one of the organisers ofthe event said: “There were no incidents in the air show.”
Police also confirmed that they had no official report of any incident but added that they had seen the video.
A police spokesman said: “We are carrying out further research into this case to find out what really happened.”