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Apparent meteorite fall in the Al-Abbasiya region

The bolide's detonation booms and flares were seen and heard by many eye-witnesses in Kosti, Rabak, Jabalin and Kenana in the early morning (about 00:05 a.m. local ?) of 21 June 2017. The first small meteorite fragments are reported to have been found in the Al-Abbasiya area, south of Kosti, on 24 June at 2 p.m. by a research team of the Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (ESRA) and the University of Khartoum.
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Scientists collect fresh meteorites fallen in Sudan's White Nile State

The Sudanese Ministry of Minerals, on Sunday, said they found fragments of meteorites which struck the earth this week in a remote area of the White Nile in the south of the country.
The head of the geological team, dispatched by the General Authority for Geological Research (GAGR), the technical arm of the Ministry of Mineral, Osman Abu Aqla, said the team collected some fragments of the meteor in Alabbasiya area of Kosti locality in the State of the White Nile.

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Meteorite 'size of a small car' causes buzz after hitting Sudan

The Sudanese Ministry of Minerals announced on Sunday that they found fragments of a meteorite, which had struck earth on Wednesday in the southern White Nile state.
Eyewitnesses told local media that an object the size of a small car fell from the sky on Wednesday morning.
The witnesses said that the fall of the meteorite was accompanied by a loud sound and a bright light in the skies of several regions in the state.

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