Footage from the meteor crash

Videos capture meteor streaking across the sky over the Urals and the sound of deadly blasts which injured 700

By Natasha Lennard
Published February 15, 2013 1:55PM (EST)
     (Screenshot via Youtube)
(Screenshot via Youtube)

The meteor as it falls, in an unverified YouTube video:

An explosion can be heard and the meteor trail streaks across the clear sky:

Stuff of the apocalypse:

Dazzling footage, via Russia Today, of the meteor's course:


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