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Mysterious crop circle found by farmer in Yogyakarta

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, January 25 2011   /  10:39 am

Alien intelligence?: A crop circle that some believe might have been formed by extraterrestrial beings is seen in Sleman, Yogyakarta, on Monday. Local residents said the circle was formed on Sunday during a rain storm. JP/Tarko Sudiarno Local residents were on guard, the Indonesian Air Force launched a helicopter and social networks were atwitter after a crop circle was discovered in a rice field in Sleman, Yogyakarta on Sunday.The crop circle — a large, geometric pattern often made by flattening crops — was found by a local farmer, Tukiman, on Sunday at 6 a.m. Residents of Rejosari stood watch over the paddy where the crop circle was discovered throughout the night, as reported by kompas.com news portal — guarding their ripening rice crops from hordes of visitors who swarmed over the field after reports of circle were made public.A police line had replaced the farmers on Monday. T...