Predicted UFO sighting shocks New Yorkers

Crowds in New York have had their eyes to the skies in an alleged UFO sighting.

Dozens of amateur videos posted online show passers-by staring at a group of unidentified flying objects in the sky over Manhattan.

The event gains additional mystery from the fact that it was predicted by a retired air defense officer.

In a recently published book, he claimed that on October 13th – the day of the sighting – a fleet of UFOs would hover over the world's principal cities.

Many witnesses now insist that what they saw were, indeed, alien spaceships, although others say it looked more like a group of hot air balloons.