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  Adar 5, 5773 , 15/02/13

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.

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