<p>A meteor&nbsp;<a class="c11" href="http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2013/02/15/meteorite-fragments-injure-hundreds-in-russia/">ripped across the sky in central Russia on Friday,</a> injuring hundreds. In the city of Chelyabinsk, the impact caused explosions and sent broken glass out from windows like confetti.</p><p>In this still image, obtained from a dashboard camera, the meteor can be seen seconds before impact.</p>

Meteorite Strike

A meteor ripped across the sky in central Russia on Friday, injuring hundreds. In the city of Chelyabinsk, the impact caused explosions and sent broken glass out from windows like confetti.

In this still image, obtained from a dashboard camera, the meteor can be seen seconds before impact.

Photograph from AP

Pictures: Meteorite Hits Russia

A meteorite hit near the central Russian city of Chelyabinsk on Friday.

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