Meteorite Impact
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This photo taken on August 1, 2013, shows the dump site which was hit by a meteorite in a village of Akto County of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
A meteorite hit a village in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Thursday, CCTV.com reports.

The meteorite crashed at a dump site in a village of Xinjing's Akto County around 2:00 a.m. Thursday and punched a 3-meter wide, 2-meter deep hole in the ground.

Local authorities say no casualties have been reported and investigation and research work on the meteorite fragments is ongoing.