Bat Yam Beach Hit by Meteor



By: NEWS STAFF  
Published: April 24th 2010
in News » Israel

The suspected meteor.
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Israel’s Channel 10 reported that a segregated Bat Yam beach used by religious people was hit by a fiery object from the sky that is thought to be a meteor.

 

After people at the beach heard a loud blast, police were called and the area was cordoned off.

 

There are no reports of injuries. Police confirmed that the object was probably a meteor that fell from outer space.

 

The object is small and black-coloured. It will be examined by the Israel Geological Institute.

 

Two years ago, a meteor was spotted over Petah Tikvah. The bright light in the sky caused many residents to phone the police.

 




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