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Meteor Explosion in Russia

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A meteor exploded above a small town in Russia today.

The dramatic video was caught by numerous cameras in the area.

Scientists say the explosion triggered a shock wave.

Russian health officials say almost 1,000 people have sought help for injuries caused by the explosion.

The Russian Academy of Sciences said the meteor entered Earth's atmosphere going at least 33,000 miles per hour, shattering about 32 miles above ground.