Posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 12:00 am
A meteor racing 33,000 miles per hour across the sky slammed into the Russian countryside Friday morning with a massive shock wave and complementary kaboom.
More than 1,100 people were injured, about 50 of them serious enough to head to the hospital.
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Tuesday, February 19, 2013 12:00 am.