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Meteor Explosion Over Russia Injures Thousands from Glass

A ten-ton meteor over Russia today blew out countless windows, causing over a thousand people to be hurt by flying glass as the sonic boom blew out windows.

While this is not a common event (we hope) it does show yet another reason why Armor Glass Security Film protects people from flying glass caused by explosion and, in this case, supersonic concussion waves caused by the visitor from outer space. The news report stated:

“Many of the injured were cut by flying glass as they flocked to windows, curious about what had produced such a blinding flash of light.”

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“Some meteorite fragments fell in a reservoir outside the town of Chebarkul. The crash left a 26-foot-wide crater in the ice. The shock wave blew in more than 1 million square feet of glass, according to city officials, who said 3,000 buildings in the city were damaged”

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We are currently installing our security film on a DEA office – to protect it from human caused explosions, as well as a window breach caused by a hurricane. It’s just not practical to put shutters or plywood on office buildings when Armor Glass can be cutting the solar heat, saving energy costs while protecting from meteors and terrorists with a bomb…

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