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Compilation Video of the Meteorite Fall in Chelyabinsk

Fragments of at least one meteorite fell in the Chelyabinsk region some

930 miles east of Moscow, causing flashes in the morning sky and sharp

explosions, Russian officials said Friday.The office of the governor of the region in the Ural Mountains said in astatement that many calls about injuries and damage to buildings had

been received. But there were no immediate confirmed figures or

specific reports on damage.Reports conflicted on the event: A

spokeswoman for Russia's Emergency Ministry, Irina Rossius, told The Associated Press that there was a meteor shower, but another ministry spokeswoman, Elena Smirnikh, was quoted by the Interfax news agency as saying it was a single meteorite. The ministry said some fragments fell near the town of Satka, about 120 miles from the regional capital city of Chelyabinsk.


Added: Feb-15-2013 Occurred On: Feb-15-2013
By: MansonRU
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Location: Chelyabinsk, Chelyabinskaya oblast, Russia (load item map)
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