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YEKATERINBURG, February 17 (Itar-Tass) – According to the latest reports, “new glasses were put in the windows in 1,658 residential houses, 34 medical institutions, 62 educational institutions, four social security facilities” in the Chelyabinsk Region after the last Friday meteorite shower, the press service of the Chelyabinsk regional emergency situation department told Itar-Tass on Sunday.
The window frames and the glasses were restored on a total area of 37,800 square metres.
“Over 24,000 people and 4,300 units of machinery were involved in the cleanup of the aftermaths of the natural disaster. The firemen and rescuers from the Tyumen, Kurgan and Sverdlovsk Regions are working in the disaster area,” the press service said.
A total of 4,715 buildings were damaged in the meteorite shower in the region. The damages are estimated at more than one billion roubles.
The meteorite shower was registered in the morning on February 15 in five Russian regions, including Tyumen, Sverdlovsk, Chelyabinsk, Kurgan regions and Bashkortostan.
The places, where the meteorite debris fell down, were spotted in three districts in the Chelyabinsk Region, including two places in the Chebarkul district and one place in the Zlatoustovsky district.
According to the updated reports, over 1,000 people were injured, and 50 people were hospitalized after the meteorite shower.