Russian meteor damage estimated at over $30 mn

Russian authorities estimate that the meteor that entered the Earth`s atmosphere and exploded in the sky over the Ural Mountains region caused more than $30 million in damage.

Russia sends clean-up team to meteorite-hit Urals

As part of a rescue and clean-up operation after the meteor strike, which injured around 1,200 people, a 20, 000-strong team has been sent to the Ural region.

Over 1,000 injured as 10-ton meteorite hits Russia

Over 1,000 people, including more than 200 children, were injured Friday in a freak incident when a meteor weighing about 10 tons streaked across the sky above Russia`s Ural Mountains.