Breaking: Watch a meteorite explode over Russia

This morning a sizeable piece of space junk exploded over Russia's Ural Mountains shattering windows and causing some damage. Unlikely to be related to the larger asteroid that will make a close pass by the Earth later today, this remarkable event was still thankfully caught on camera as you can see above.

We know there have been 250 reported injuries so far and the video below shows some of the aftermath in one of the buildings hit by part of the rock.







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