Saturday, February 16, 2013
Russian Meteor Blast Injures Over 1,000 (Video)
"A meteorite streaked across the sky and exploded over central Russia on Friday, raining fireballs over a vast area and causing a shock wave that smashed windows, damaged buildings and injured 1,200 people.
People heading to work in Chelyabinsk heard what sounded like an explosion, saw a bright light and then felt the shock wave, according to a Reuters correspondent in the industrial city 1,500 km (950 miles) east of Moscow."*
A meteor exploded over Russia, shattering windows in Chelyabinsk. The sonic boom was caught on tape with a loud crack, and the event caused over 1,200 people to be injured. Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian, and Ben Mankiewicz discuss.
*Read more from Andrey Kuzmin/ Reuters: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/02...