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Friday, February 15, 2013

Meteor explodes over Russia, 1,100 injured

Municipal workers repair a power line outside a zinc factory in Russia's Chelyabinsk region after a meteor exploded in the sky early Friday. About 1,100 people in the region were injured from the blasts, which shattered windows and partially collapsed the roof of the zinc factory.