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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 24 September 2018

'Relax, that's how we celebrate Diwali' -  Dubai social media gold reacting to object in the sky

Was it a bird, a plane? Was it even a meteor? Here's our favourite reactions to the meteor over the Emirates

The object, as seen over Sheikh Zayed Mosque. Courtesy Kat Risner.
The object, as seen over Sheikh Zayed Mosque. Courtesy Kat Risner.

Was it a bird, a plane? Was it even a meteorite? Here's our favourite reactions to the meteor over the Emirates skies.

UAE residents were puzzled over the object that whizzed over the country just after 7.30pm, musing over what it was.

But then the quips started to roll in.

Don't worry, it's just Diwali.

Some thought it was Elon Musk's latest project.

We're not alone

That literally happened, dude.

Over on Facebook, our readers were quick to join in the fun. "Relax guys it's just a promo campaign for GEOSTORM movie," one wrote.

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"Actually they're residents from Mars, applying for a Dubai visa," said another. "I welcome our new overlords."

"It gave me the chills, going over Jebel Ali," said another.

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