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:

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