Meteorite shower hit three regions of Russia, and Kazakhstan© Photo Alexei Bulaev
Meteorite shower hit three regions of Russia, and Kazakhstan© RIA Novosti.
MOSCOW, February 15 (RIA Novosti) – More than 150 people have sought medical help in one of three Russian regions hit by a meteorite shower on Friday, the Interior Ministry reported.
Dozens of people suffered cuts from broken glass as the meteorites smashed windows in numerous buildings across the Chelyabinsk Region, but “no-one suffered serious injuries,” the Interior Ministry said.
The meteorite shower hit three regions of Russia, and Kazakhstan, Russian state officials confirmed on Friday,
The police are searching for the fallen meteorite pieces and protecting affected buildings from looting.
Reports are inconclusive about whether the storm was caused by was one large meteorite, or several smaller ones.
Residents of three villages in the Sverdlovsk region reported witnessing the shower, but no-one there was injured.
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