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Death from above: Scientists find earliest evidence of person killed by meteorite

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEApril 29, 2020, 4:12 PM UTC / Source: Space.comBy Chelsea Gohd, Space.comResearchers have uncovered the earliest evidence of a person being hit and killed by a meteorite falling to Earth.A group of Turkish researchers made the discovery while searching through Turkish state archives and they found that the event, which killed one person and injured another, occurred in what is now Sulaymaniyah, Iraq, on Aug. 22, 1888.There have long been claims and stories of people being hit by meteorites. However, many of these stories are not substantiated by sufficient evidence, be it a written report or some other hist ...