The Portuguese press has announced that the airforce is on alert since dozens of people saw a UFO on Tuesday. The newspaper Correio da Manha reports that “Military radar surveillance has been increased and F16 planes are ready for take-off.” Meanwhile, the UFO sighted in South Devon in the U.K. interests the media, but not the military.

The Portuguese UFO is described as a silent, luminous object, giving off white smoke. Paulo Lagarto, of the national air traffic control authority, Navegacao Aerea de Portugal (NAV), says, “The control tower in Oporto (north) detected a flying object which had been observed 25 minutes earlier in Montijo and Beja (south).” Geologist Jos

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