Meteorite shower streaks across the sky over Russia like something out of a movie (Video)

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A terrifying meteorite shower hit Russia early this morning injuring more than 400 people. Eyewitnesses spoke of several devastating explosions rocking buildings and shattering glass which accounted for a vast majority of the injuries. The Urals region was struck by falling meteorite fragments which rained down in the city of Chelyabinsk, 900 miles east of Moscow.

A large object flashed across the sky at around 9.20am local time (03.20 UK time), evidently breaking into several pieces. A spokeswoman for the emergency ministry, Irina Rossius, said there was a meteor shower, but another ministry spokeswoman, Elena Smirnikh, was quoted by the Interfax news agency as saying it was a single meteorite. Either way, there’s no doubt that many thought that the Armageddon/Doomsday moment was upon them. Personally, I would’ve been a nervous wreck.

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  • KDJ

    This is proof god hates Russia

    • Mike

      This is God's reaction to wrestling being taken from the Olympics…

  • coop_a_loop

    Time to start looting.

  • Decepticons

    We arrived !!

  • hmmm

    well least 2012 DA14, will miss :)

  • Swede

    Love how the russians just go about their day after this. Could you imagine if this was NY och LA?

    • FoolOfATook

      It appeared no fucks were given. I would have shit my pants and driven off the road.

  • navydudenamedjoe

    I watched the entire video assuming there was more to it but all I got was a shitty song

    • Ltalbot

      Seriously? Something shot in, from outer space, faster than the speed of sound, and -on fire- and you were expecting more??

  • MattKL

    So this is where the mutants will come from.

  • Trav

    Hopefully it didn't hit any of their good lookingail order brides!!!

    • sup

      ale* order wenches*

  • PdxChiver

    Dafuq is that guy listening to?

    • anonymous

      Leona Lewis – Bleeding Love

  • AnyoneForCoffee

  • Ben

    today? 31DEC on the video?

    • really

      oh no,…you mean to tell me someone didn't set the date correctly on their camera!…..say it isn't so…..I mean who does that??……oh wait, lots of people

      • Jimi Hendrix

        Most cameras today come with the date already set so you don't have to.

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    • John

      do you not watch the news or pick up a news paper? feed your mind more than just the chive.

  • Sad

    Very anticlimactic…. Title disappoints

  • AstroMikeDexter

    I guess Bruce Willis was busy.

  • Baller

    Thought the streak of smoke on the horizon was the meteor at first, but that's just good old fashioned pollution.

  • Anonymous

    This was no meteor… we're being invaded by little green dudes!

  • Andrew

    Damn, I had to refresh the site few times because that damned comment section wasn't working properly.

    • mankkky

      and this is what you commented?

      • Poop Stain

        Nope! He really said something else

  • Andrew

    Damn I had to refresh the site few times because that damned comment section wasn't working properly. All I want is click a thump up.

  • thud

    Is there an echo in here?

  • Nu Bee
  • darkohanzo

    Great now I have "I dont wana miss a thing" stuck in my head. Thanks Aerosmith

  • Drchiver

    That was the mothership coming to pick up an alien race that posed as russians

  • Hank Hill

    President: We didn't see this thing coming?
    Dan: Well, our object collision budget's a million dollars. That allows us to track about 3% of the sky, and beg'n your pardon sir, but it's a big-ass sky.

  • Jakeman

    I don't wanna close my eyes….!

  • kryptonian

    Lets hope it's not Kal-El coming to Earth, otherwise we will have Red Son Superman for real LOL :p

  • Richard

    The date on the video is Dec31 2012…. fail?

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