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VIDEO: Swede films 'alien' insect tornado

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Published: 15.May.2018 16:25 hrs

A Swedish woman caught a wildlife phenomenon on camera that was so unusual the footage has baffled experts, and made the Swede question if she was in a sci-fi film.

It was an ordinary Sunday night in front of the TV for Monika Rösch and her son, at home in Sollentuna, north of Stockholm.

That is, until her son noticed tornadoes of insects shooting up into the sky. 

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