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  2/15/2013, Adar 5, 5773

102 Injured as Meteorite Hits Ural Mountains

The Russian Interior Ministry reported, Friday, that 102 people called for medical assistance, mostly from broken glass caused by explosions, after fragments from a meteorite fell in the Chelyabinsk region of the Ural mountains, according to the Associated Press. The roof of a factory also collapsed.

There were conflicting reports whether it was a single meteorite or part of a shower.