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Sonic boom may have been caused by military maneuver

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JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

Several Jackson County residents have reported hearing a sonic boom Wednesday afternoon.

Many residents from Lucedale to Pascagoula posted on Facebook stating the loud noise was so strong it shook their house or rattled windows.

After contacting numerous Jackson County industries, Jackson County Emergency Management Director Donald Langham says he believes that sonic boom came from across the Gulf of Mexico by some sort of military maneuver.

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