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Meteor hits NW China 2013

August 1, 2013

A meteorite hit a village in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Thursday. The meteorite crashed at a dump site in a village of Xinjing’s Akto County around 2:00 a.m. Thursday and punched a 3-meter wide, 2-meter deep hole in the ground. Local authorities say no casualties have been reported and investigation and research work on the meteorite fragments is ongoing.

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