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Army units found three meteorite debris impact sites, two of which are in an area near Chebarkul Lake, west of Chelyabinsk. The third site was found some 80 kilometers further to the northwest, near the town of Zlatoust. One of the fragments that struck near Chebarkul left a crater six meters in diameter.
Service members from the tank brigade that found the crater have confirmed that background radiation levels at the site are normal.
'Shock and frustration': Locals report on meteorite crash in Russian Urals - with video and photos ~ link ~ A meteorite exploding across the skies is quite an unusual wakeup call – many people in the Russian Urals region woke up to this sight on Friday morning. The powerful blast smashed windows and rattled houses, causing widespread panic.
Pope appoints Erust von Freyberg new Vatican bank head ~ link ~ This is an extraordinary appointment coming only days before his abdication takes effect. It give credit to rumors that the Papal abdication was connected to the scandals of the Vatican bank and other problems. Stirling
Seoul holds military drills amid mounting tension with North Korea ~ link ~ The stage for the Third World War is being set in multiple war theaters!!! Stirling
“After North Korea's nuclear test, we have been watching the enemy's activities closely and maintaining the highest preparation against the enemy's additional provocation,” South Korean regimental commander, Brigadier General Yeom Won-Gyun, stated on Friday.
“We will completely destroy the supporting and commanding forces as well as those at the origin of enemy fire, with our overwhelming fire power,” he added.
Israeli forces fired tear gas, stun grenades and rubber bullets at hundreds of Palestinians and foreign activists who had gathered outside Ofer military prison near the city of Ramallah on Friday.
The protest was held to show solidarity with Palestinian prisoners who are on hunger strike in Israeli jails with protesters calling for their immediate release. Three journalists are reported to be among the injured.
Dozens of Palestinian prisoners, including Samer al-Issawi, are currently on hunger strike, demanding better conditions including increased family visitation rights and an end to solitary confinement.
Issawi, 33, has been on hunger strike for seven months to protest against his administrative detention, a controversial practice used by Tel Aviv, which allows Israeli authorities to hold people, mostly Palestinians, indefinitely without charge or trial.