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VIDEO: Meteor Explodes above Russia

CHELYABINSK, Russia-

An incredible collection of images and videos began popping up on the internet Thursday evening of a reported meteor exploding above the Urals region of Russia.

News website RT.com reported, citing a source in the Russian military, that the meteor was intercepted by the military and shot down.

Above, you can watch a quick video of the apparent explosion that set off car alarms and shattered windows.

Here is a link to a video of the bright flash seen from a driver’s in-car camera.

Here is another video of the smoke trail left in the air.