February 15th, 2013
07:54 PM ET

AMAZING VIDEO: Meteor explodes in the sky over central Russia

A meteor broke apart over central Russia today, just hours before an asteroid half the size of a football field shot past the planet today.

There are incredible pictures of it streaking across the sky above the Ural region, causing chaos, panic, and a blast powerful enough to shatter windows and doors and damage numerous buildings.

More than a thousand people were reported injured, mainly by flying glass and debris.

Tom Foreman is OutFront with the details on exactly what happened.

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