Meteorite Crash Reported In Russia
A set of explosions have been reported in the skies of Russia’s Urals region. Reports from RT and Voice of Russia say it was caused by a meteor shower. Nearly 1,000 people reported injuries.
An amateur video being circulated by Russian outlets reportedly of the event:
Some residents reported hearing a loud blast.
Other witnesses said that "houses shuddered, windows were blown out and cell phones stopped working" according to RT.
Nearly 1,000 people reported injuries, according to AP.
An emergency official said it was most likely a meteorite shower, with a blast reported at 32,000 feet.
Some office buildings in areas affected were being evacuated.
This video from a Russian news outlet is said to be of the moment of the explosion:
In this video lots of broken glass can be seen.