Main | Friday, February 15, 2013

Meteor Shower Hits Russia

USA Today reports:
Russia was hit by a meteor shower on Friday in the nation's central Ural Mountains, injuring hundreds and causing damage to buildings in six cities, according to reports. Fragments of the meteor fell in a thinly populated area of the Chelyabinsk region, Russia's Emergency Ministry said in a statement, the Associated Press reported. At least three had been hospitalized in serious condition but the majority received treatment for minor cuts from broken glass after the explosions broke windows and shook buildings. Interior Ministry spokesman Vadim Kolesnikov said more than 400 people had called for medical assistance

Labels: , ,

comments powered by Disqus