WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - A meteor explosion in central Russia injures hundreds of people and damages buildings across the region. This video from various Russian businesses shows the impact after the meteor exploded over the region Friday morning. }}" />

   
 
 
Meteror Shockwave

Story By: Staff Reporter

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 2/15/2013

A meteor explosion in central Russia injures hundreds of people and damages buildings across the region.
This video from various Russian businesses shows the impact after the meteor exploded over the region Friday morning.
Workers in office buildings and warehouses, alike, dodged debris and shattering glass from the deafening boom.
The powerful explosion also knocked in walls.
Russian officials say most of the damage was broken glass.
Scientists from Russia's national space agency believe one meteoroid entered Earth's atmosphere... where it burned and disintegrated into fragments.
A NASA spokesman says the meteor shower and an asteroid fly-by of Earth Friday are not related

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 A Medina County man convicted of pandering child pornography has been sentenced to 28 years in prison. Full Story
Image1 As shoppers prepare to take advantage of deals around Thanksgiving and into the holiday shopping season, Attorney General Mike DeWine is encouraging Ohioans to remember their consumer rights. Full Story
 
Image1 Ontario Police are ready for another Black Friday and Christmas shopping season, and the heavy traffic and potential for crime they bring. Full Story
Image1 The Mansfield Noon Optimist Club gets a Washington update Wednesday from a special guest. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Congressman Gibbs Speaks To Mansfield Noon Optimist Club

Meth Lab Found In Lucas Home, Two Arrested

Friendly House receives donation from Richland Bank

Marvin Memorial Library Seeks Levy

Cleveland Browns star safety coming to Ashland

Galion senior marching in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Post offices closed on Thanksgiving

Two Men Charged In Attempted Prison Drug Conveyance

Dowds Elementary Students Grocery Shop For Shelby Helpline

Sugargrove Tree Farm Owner Going To White House

Shelby School Board OK's Pay Hike For Substitute Teachers

Tornado Siren Testing Wednesday

Displaced Stimens Apartment Residents Receiving Donations

Famous Family Psychologist Visits Mansfield

Man arrested after burglary investigation leads to chase

High Wind WARNING

More News