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It's official: It wasn't a meteorite that killed the man from Tamil Nadu's Vellore, says Nasa

Feb 11, 2016    

Washington: Scientists at the US space agency Nasa have discounted reports that an Indian bus driver in Tamil Nadu was killed by a meteorite, saying he was likely hit by a land-based explosion.Online photographs of the site of the suspected meteorite hit in a college campus on Saturday were more consistent with "a land based explosion" than with something from space, the New York Times reported on Tuesday citing Nasa scientists.Early reports included images of a crater, five feet deep and two feet wide. Witnesses described hearing an explosion, and police recover...

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