Two meteorite-like objects fall in Uttar Pradesh village

29 June 2018, 01:15 PM
Two meteorite-like objects fell from the sky at a Kasoli village in the Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district on Thursday night
Two meteorite-like objects fell from the sky at a Kasoli village in the Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district on Thursday night

Two meteorite-like objects fell from the sky at a Kasoli village in the Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district on Thursday night, an official said.

The villagers in Kasoli claimed the hot ember stones to be meteorites.

The two stones fell with a loud sound after rains at the village in Charthawal police station area last night, Sub-divisional Magistrate Kumar Dharmendra said.

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The stones have been taken into "safe custody" for investigation and only experts will tell whether they are meteorites, he added.

(With Inputs from agencies)

First Published: Friday, June 29, 2018 12:16 PM

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