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Meteorite Plunges to Earth

MOSCOW—A meteorite plunged to earth in Russia’s Ural Mountains Friday, exploding into flames in a powerful blast that smashed windows and injured around 1,000 people. Amateur videos broadcast on state television showed an object streaking across the sky trailing smoke … Continue reading

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Hundreds Injured in Meteorite Impact in Russia

See video: http://cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/15/rajpal-black-russia-meteor-shock-sonic-boom.cnn Russia has deployed 20,000 rescue workers to the western Siberian region of Chelyabinsk, raising questions about the scale of damage from a meteorite that crashed into the suburbs of the industrial city early on Friday. Russia’s emergency … Continue reading

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Meteor Blast Over Russian Skies

http://cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/15/rajpal-black-russia-meteor-shock-sonic-boom.cnn Russians say a meteor that exploded above the central Ural Mountains on Friday and injured hundreds of people looked like a nuclear blast out of a movie. “I woke up hearing a blast. It felt like the whole building … Continue reading

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Meteor Sonic Boom Shocks Russia

http://cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/15/rajpal-black-russia-meteor-shock-sonic-boom.cnn A meteor hit Russia today, causing about 1000 victims, including 200 children. Fragments of the meteor exploded over Russia. Most of the damage caused is from broken glass and two-thirds of the injuries are minor. VOCABULARY: a meteor:  a … Continue reading

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