Updated: February 20, 2021 10:25:26 am
The latest in the global trend of mystery monoliths was destroyed with sticks and fire after it appeared in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
According to a Reuters report, the 12-foot metallic structure appeared in the capital Kinshasa’s Bandal neighbourhood on February 14.
A monolith has appeared in the Democratic Republic of
Congo’s capital Kinshasa, the latest such structure since one was discovered in America’s Utah desert last year https://t.co/cuavLSei0p pic.twitter.com/LKwI3PIIbE
— Reuters (@Reuters) February 17, 2021
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Locals reportedly took selfies and discussed the possible origin of the structure before several picture and videos of people destroying the structure with sticks and fire flooded the internet.
A BBC report said the silver pillar was hollow inside, with the metal sheets spread over a frame.
Take a look at how people reacted to the latest monolith in Congo:
The ones behind it’s appearance have decided to have a break from crop circles. #MonolithAppearance
— Mr Peaky (@peaky_mr) February 17, 2021
Bu…who is throwing the monoliths ..may some one tell the world the truth
— Dj BlackyBlackque Da Massacre (@BlackqueDa) February 17, 2021
Oh crap! It’s the space lasers at it again!
— Kim (@kimchil22626546) February 17, 2021
These monoliths need better travel agents. This is not the tourist season for the Congo.
— Mike Esposito (@singular_wit) February 17, 2021
…all to show the world that people everywhere are the same…
— All We Know is What They Tell Us (@YesWeCa37213657) February 17, 2021
Here come the aliens
— Ted Cruz’s tits (@bitterhag33) February 18, 2021
congo residents thinking how much they will get in scrap for it🤔🤑
— Mark Bennett (@markbennett281) February 18, 2021
— Ben Dover (@basurasemanal) February 18, 2021
Ok seriously, I almost want to know what this is about as much as who the wizard of Q is
— Debra D’Amico (@damico_deb) February 18, 2021
The right place for a remake of Space Odyssey 2001
— Valentin (@vax_XXL) February 18, 2021
Monoliths started popping up around the world after first being spotted in a Utah desert on November 10, last year.
Monoliths have also made mysterious appearances in the UK, Texas, Poland, Colombia and California. One was reported in India as well, at a park in Ahmedabad. A gingerbread monolith was spotted in San Francisco around Christmas, as well.
The structures started getting referred to as monoliths after a similar object made an appearance in Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi epic ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’. In the film, the appearance of the monoliths precedes the evolution of mankind.
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