“Explosion” that killed Indian man turns out to be a falling meteorite

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Yesterday, authorities described it as “an explosion”. The incident, in which a 40-year-old man died and three others were injured, took place at the Bharathidasan Engineering College in Natrampalli, India on Saturday, February 6, 2016. Witnesses reported hearing a loud rumbling noise followed by an explosion which blew out windows of buses and buildings and…

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

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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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