Video of 'UFOs' over Penang goes viral

PETALING JAYA - A video purportedly showing UFOs floating near Komtar in George Town, Penang has gone viral on social media.

The video, which was posted on Facebook by Wang Soon You, showed two white objects flying side by side above Komtar.

"A UFO appeared over Penang skies, would you believe me," said Wang in his Facebook post which was uploaded at 1.05pm on Tuesday.

Wang also uploaded another video which showed a group of people looking up at the sky above Komtar and commenting on the objects.

His post has been shared 4,558 times as of 10.40pm, and it has also received 160 comments from netizens as of 10.40pm.

Facebook user Shirley Sharine said it looked like a military aeroplane, while Sharlynn Charlsharlynn Lim said that "maybe it's a drone".

Jimmy Chng said that it could be a DJI Phantom 4 quadcopter, but another Facebook user asked whether a drone could be so large.

"Can a drone be so big? I am looking at the same thing too," said Lawrence Ooi.