Were you woken up by terrifying sound in the sky early Thursday evening? RSAF explains what it was

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In the wee hours of yesterday morning (Nov 24), residents living near Paya Lebar Air Base reported hearing a loud sound.

Stomper Jessie said that two of her colleagues who stay in Tampines and Pasir Ris claimed to have heard the commotion at around 3am.

However, it turns out they had nothing to worry about.

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) said on Facebook that they had been conducting an exercise and will reveal more details about it early next week.

The also apologised for waking residents up.

"Rest assured that we are defending you guys 24/7 so don't be afraid!", added the RSAF.