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Meteor clean-up operation

Russian authorities have reportedly sent a 20,000-strong team to the Ural Mountains to help with the rescue and clean-up operation after a meteor struck the area.

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Witness woke by 'loud bang shaking the apartment' in Russia

Michael Garnett is a Canadian ice hockey player currently playing for Traktor Chelyabinsk in Russia, where the meteor passed over.

He told ITV News: "I was awakened by this loud bang and crash, shaking in my apartment that literally shook me out of bed."

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