Video: breaking news – meteorite explodes over Russia

Meteorite explodes over Russia

Commuters in Chelyabinsk, an area of the Ural Mountains today were startled to find a chunk of space debris flaring into ball of fire above them, streaking across the sky for a few seconds in a sharp downward angle, it exploded into burning fragments showering the area beneath it.  Apparently some injuries have occurred along with damage to buildings.

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UPDATE 10:42 GMT @ 15th Feb:

CCTV catches dramatic effect of meteor shock wave

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You can see a collection of other videos from this event via an article on the Guardian website.

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David J Rodger – DATA

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