A huge landfall in eastern Russia was caused by a meteorite, a falling UFO or a massive bomb, it has been claimed.
The first pictures from a remote location in the Khabarovsk region show how the 390-mile-long Bureya River was partially dammed by a monumental rock fall.
The top was severed from a large hill with rocks crashing down and forming a new 525 ft-high mound in the river bed.
There are reports of patches of “hot rocks” and sightings of “extraterrestrial meteorite fragments”.
Alexey Maslov, the head of Verkhnebureinsky district, said after witnessing the newly formed hill: "We are trying to find the explanation for this incident. I insist that it was a meteorite.”To read more, click here.