This is how it always starts, man. Meteors hit the Earth. Aliens emerge. We are brought to the brink of destruction and look to Will Smith to save us all. In any event, Russia has been getting pounded by space rocks, and we’re inevitably doomed. Watch the video!
Reuters reports that a powerful blast rocked the Russian region of the Urals early on Friday with bright objects, identified as possible meteorites, falling from the sky, emergency officials said.
“It was definitely not a plane,” an emergency official told Reuters, without elaborating. “We are gathering the bits of information and have no data on the casualties so far.”
No one was hurt in the meteor shower, an emergency official told RIA-Novosti. Local residents said they witnessed burning objects in the sky of the Chelyabinsk and Sverdlovsk regions. The sounds of car alarms and breaking windows could be heard in the area, the witness said, and mobile phones were working intermittently.
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