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Beam Us Up

Officials in Canneto di Caronia, Sicily, Italy, investigated after a rash of fires around town. Various items were bursting into flames, such as electrical appliances and furniture. Arson was quickly ruled out, and the Vatican’s chief exorcist, Fr. Gabriele Amorth, cautioned that “Satan and his followers have immense powers.” But the government’s Civil Protection Department rejected that, too, and brought in various “experts,” including electrical engineers and military researchers. Their conclusion: space aliens are responsible for the fires, apparently by testing weapons with “power of between 12 and 15 gigawatts,” the government report says. (RC/London Telegraph) ...Hey: just be glad they’re only set for “stun.”
Publication Date: 11 November 2007
This story is in True’s book collection, Volume 14.
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