The trace of a meteor over Russia
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Ricky's been finding out more about the meteorite strike

15 February 2013 Last updated at 18:26 GMT

A meteor has fallen over Russia - injuring 500 people and damaging buildings.

Most of those people hurt only suffered minor cuts and bruises but windows were blown out of buildings.

A fireball was seen racing through the sky above the Russian city of Yekaterinburg, followed by loud bangs.

Reports say that the meteor landed in a lake near Chebarkul, a town in the neighbouring Chelyabinsk region.

Thousands of rescue workers have now arrived in the area to provide help.