Meteor in Russia explodes, injuring hundreds of people, only hours before record-breaking comet passes by Earth. The Chelyabinsk meteor event.

Russian meteor 2013

A powerful meteor with the power of a 300-kiloton atomic bomb blasted the Russian region of the Urals early on Friday about 9:20 AM local time injuring over 1,000 people, hospitalizing more than 100 persons (two critically injured), damaging several hundred building structures (including a zinc factory that appears to have taken a direct hit),…

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