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In Photos: Meteorite strike sows panic in Russia

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A man identifying himself as Viktor poses for a photograph after receiving treatment for injuries sustained from a shock wave following a meteorite strike, at an emergency room in a hospital in Chelyabinsk, Russia, Feb. 15, 2013.

Andrei Kuzmin/REUTERS

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A meteor is seen in this frame grab made from a video done with a dashboard camera on a highway from Kostanai, Kazakhstan, to the Chelyabinsk region of Russia, Feb. 15, 2013.

Nasha Gazeta/AP

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In this photo taken with a mobile phone camera, a meteorite contrail is seen in the Chelyabinsk region of Russia on Feb. 15, 2013.

Sergey Hametov/AP

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The trail of a falling object is seen above a residential apartment block in the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, in this still image taken from video shot on Feb. 15, 2013.

OOO Spetszakaz/REUTERS

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People look at the damage to a shop after an object falling from the sky hit the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, Feb. 15, 2013.

Andrei Kuzmin/REUTERS

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In this photo taken with a mobile phone camera, a minivan passes a zinc factory building where about 600 square metres of a roof collapsed after an object falling from the sky struck the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, Feb. 15, 2013.

Valentin Kazakov/AP

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A man removes shards of glass from the frame of a broken window after an object falling from the sky hit the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, Feb. 15, 2013.

Andrei Kuzmin/REUTERS

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Broken windows and debris are seen inside a sports hall after an object falling from the sky hit the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, Feb. 15, 2013.

OOO Spetszakaz/REUTERS

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A circular hole in the ice of Chebarkul Lake where a meteor reportedly struck the lake near Chelyabinsk, about 1500 kilometers east of Moscow, Russia, Friday, Feb. 15, 2013.

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A local resident repairs a window broken by a shock wave from a meteor explosion in Chelyabinsk, about 1500 kilometers east of Moscow, Friday, Feb. 15, 2013.

Boris Kaulin/AP

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Cars pass by a zinc factory building with it's roof collapsed in Chelyabinsk, about 1500 kilometers east of Moscow, Friday, Feb. 15, 2013.

Boris Kaulin/AP

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In this photo provided by Chelyabinsk.ru municipal workers repair damaged electric power circuit outside a zinc factory building with about 600 square meters of a roof collapsed after a meteorite exploded over in Chelyabinsk region on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013

Oleg Kargapolov/AP

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