Killed by Meteorite:First time in Modern history

If confirmed,this will be the first death in modern history caused by a meteorite.

An unidentified object left a four-feet deep crater after falling near a cafeteria inside the Bharathidasan Engineering College campus at about 12.30 p.m. on Saturday, G. Baskar,  principal of the college in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore district, said.

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He also added,“There was a noise like a big explosion,It was an abnormal sound that could be heard till at least 3 kilometers away,”.

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J. Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu’s chief minister, said in a statement that Mr. Kamaraj died after a meteorite fell inside the college campus. She didn’t elaborate on what led authorities to believe the crater was caused by a meteorite. Although science experts have been conducting tests on finding out the truth.


According to the U.S. NASA, there is no record “in modern times of any person being killed by a meteorite.”