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.