Meteor Strikes Chelyabinsk Region, Injuring Over One Thousand People

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A view of the facade of a local paint and varnish plant which was... News Photo2013 Russian Meteor Event,Accidents and Disasters,Chelyabinsk,City,Community,Exploding,Facade,Horizontal,Meteor,Meteorite,RussiaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA view of the facade of a local paint and varnish plant which was damaged by a shockwave from a meteor in the Urals city of Chelyabinsk, on February 15, 2013. A meteor strike in central Russia that left today hundreds of people injured is the biggest known human toll from a space rock, a British expert said. AFP PHOTO / 74.RU/ OLEG KARGOPOLOV --BEST QUALITY FROM SOURCE-- (Photo credit should read OLEG KARGOPOLOV/AFP/Getty Images)