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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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Judo team runs for cover as meteor hits in Russia

CCTV footage captured the moment teachers and pupils scattered as the Russian meteor hit. The blast shattered the windows of the building in the Chelyabinsk region of the country.

Despite it not making contact, nearly 1,000 people were injured after the meteor exploded over Chelyabinsk in the Ural Mountains this morning.

Read more: Injuries after meteor hits Russia.

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