Meteorite affects missionaries and members in Russia

by | Mar. 04, 2013

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More than 1,000 people were injured when a meteorite traveling at 19 miles per second exploded over Chelyabinsk, a city 950 miles east of Moscow, raining fireballs and sending a shock wave over the area Friday morning, February 15, according to Reuters news service.

The same morning, in the Russia Yekaterinburg Mission, Elder Kendal King and Elder Benjamin Latimer, zone leaders serving in Chelyabinsk, were in the middle of their morning studies when something unusual happened.

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