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A meteorite above central Russia on Friday morning. It was just like a scene from a science fiction movie. People the bright, swimming pool-sized rock across the sky and then crash. It the Earth's atmosphere and like a giant shooting star. The power of the explosion many buildings and thousands of windows. The city of Chelyabinsk had no gas or Internet for a short time after the meteor shower came down. Thousands of people to hospital for medical treatment. Many of them had cuts from flying glass. They did not know the shock wave from the explosion would so dangerous and so much damage.

The Russian army three giant holes in the earth where different parts of the meteorite the ground. One crater was six metres wide. The craters 80 km apart. Investigators are the sites of where the meteorites came down to see if they are radioactive. The police have off the areas to protect the public. Scientists at the site said the meteor was mostly rock and iron. They said it is the largest meteorite to the Earth for over 100 years. NASA that the meteor around 7,000 tons and with the power of 20 atomic bombs. Russian newspapers say that some people are now to sell rocks from the meteorite for $15 each.

 


 
 

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