TV News LIES

Monday, Jun 25th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Science Meteorite fragments injure 700 in Siberia

Meteorite fragments injure 700 in Siberia

meteoriteA hail of meteorite fragments landed in a vast swath of western Siberia Friday, causing injuries to more than 700 people, emergency officials in Russia said.

The fragments came down after a boom felt in three regions of Russia and neighboring Kazakhstan, the Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported. Gas supplies were cut off to hundreds of homes in the Chelyabinsk region as a safety precaution and about 20,000 emergency response workers were called out.

Early reports indicated most of the injuries were caused by broken glass and flying objects.

Russia's national space agency, Roscosmos, confirmed that the strike involved one large meteorite and not several smaller ones.

More + Video...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46

Koko dead at 46. Gorilla knew sign languageKoko the gorilla who mastered sign language, raised kittens and once playfully tried on the glasses...

Stephen Hawking's ashes buried, words beamed into black hole in space

Stephen HawkingMore than 1,000 people gathered for a memorial service Friday in London for theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking whose ashes were buried alongside Britain's...

Puan, world's oldest Sumatran orangutan, dies at 62

Puan, world's oldest orangutan, dead at 62 Puan, the oldest Sumatran orangutan in the world, has died at the Perth Zoo in...

Listen to the Sounds of Narwhals That Have Been Elusive to Science

Narwhals sounds that have been elusive to scientists You’d think that narwhals couldn’t be more enchanting. These elusive, ice-dodging, deep-diving whales have 10-foot snaggletoothed...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!