A search is underway to find the crash site of an object that came down in the region on Friday night.
Witness reports describe a shining object accompanied by a bright glow covering the sky as it fell, it is believed to have landed somewhere in the taiga forest of the Irkutsk region. "We will be able to say what it is, only when we see the thing itself and the place where it fell," said regional administrator Aleksandr Sergey. Early indications point to the object being either a meteorite or a piece of space debris such as a satellite.
"An unidentified glowing object is said to have crashed down from the skies in Russia’s Siberia, causing a powerful explosion."
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