Meteorite death: Scientists starts probe

mysteriousScientists have started investigating the object which has supposedly caused the death of a bus driver of an engineering college in Vellore city in Tamil Nadu a couple of days back. The object was considered as meteorite which hit the bus and caused explosion. A big crater was created due to the blast which has also destroyed window panes and glass articles in the houses nearby. Chief Minister J Jayalalitha termed it mysterious object and stated that the driver has died as the foreign object has hit him hardly.

Scientists said tests were needed to confirm that the rock was a meteorite. If confirmed, experts said this would be the first such death in nearly 200 years. The last death was reported in India in 1825

Medaram Jathara

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