Indian farmers shocked as suspected meteorite crashes into rice field – © blogfactory

Indian farmers shocked as suspected meteorite crashes into rice field – © blogfactory

The object the size of a football landed with a thud in a paddy field in Madhubani district in Bihar state on Monday, startling farmers and sending up clouds of smoke.

Kapil Ashok, the magistrate for Madhubani, told the Times of India that labourers reported seeing “a fireball-like object coming down from the sky”. Residents of Mahadeva village later dug up the object from a 150cm-deep (5ft) deep hole.

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