(Video) Chinese residents baffled by mysterious rectangular light in sky

SEVERAL residents of Jinan in the Chinese province of Shandong were left baffled by a bizarre shape that appeared in the night sky on Aug 13.

A video footage of the incident had gone viral.

People could be heard in the background of the video talking about the object.

"It looks like a mobile phone," a person said, while another commented: "The door of heaven is open.'"

The Daily Mail of UK, citing reports in China, said the light could have been a spotlight projection onto the clouds.

Watch the video here: