A balloon within the form of fictional comedian character Iron Man let unfastened within the skies sparked fears of an alien invasion among the many residents of Dankaur city in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, the police mentioned.
The balloon full of fuel, that resembled a robotic attributable to its Iron Man construction, was noticed over the city early Saturday morning, which later landed in a canal close to Bhatta Parsaul village. A crowd gathered on the spot to see what a few of them thought was “an alien”, officers mentioned.
“It was a balloon filled with air that had gone up in the sky and later came down and got stuck in the bushes along the canal. A part of the balloon was touching the flowing water in the canal which had led the balloon to shake a little. Unbeknown to the spectators, this made for an anxious watch,” Dankaur police official Anil Kumar Pandey mentioned.
He mentioned a significant cause behind the anxiousness amongst folks was the bizarre form of the balloon.
“It was shaped like the Iron Man (fictional superhero character) given its colour and design. This was an unusual sight so some people even thought it was an alien, or something like that, and were apprehensive,” Mr Pandey added.
The official mentioned the balloon, which will need to have come down because it ran out of fuel, was fished out round midday from the canal.
There was nothing dangerous within the object however it’s but to be identified who let it unfastened it within the air, the official mentioned.