Meteor Strikes Chelyabinsk Region, Injuring Over One Thousand People


Accompanied by officials and journalists Russia's Emergencies... News PhotoAccidents and Disasters,Chelyabinsk,City,Community,Damaged,Horizontal,Journalist,Meteor,Russia,Sport,VisitPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAccompanied by officials and journalists Russia's Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov (C) visits a local sport centre in the Urals city of Chelyabinsk, on February 15, 2013, as he inspected the damage caused by a shockwave from a meteor. The unpredicted meteor strike in central Russia that left today hundreds of people injured, left some Russian officials calling for the creation of a global system of space object defence. AFP PHOTO / 74.RU/ OLEG KARGOPOLOV (Photo credit should read OLEG KARGOPOLOV/AFP/Getty Images)