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Explosion in Colombia May Have Been Caused by a Meteorite

Colombian authorities are currently investigating a strange explosion which rattled the state of Santander yesterday, and which may have been caused by a meteorite crashing down to Earth. (Fortunately, no one was reported dead or injured.) The explosion was preceded by a fireball in the sky: One observer described it as being “a ball of fire like a big rainbow”; another said that it had a “light blue front and [the] back had left an orange flame and some smoke.” The explosion was supposedly so powerful, it caused glass windows to shatter in nearby houses.

News report below:

(via Caracol Radio, Toda Noticia via Reddit, El Universal via Poleshift)

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