Was it a meteorite? Tests will determine what killed Indian man

February 8, 2016 12:27 PM

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Was it a meteorite? Tests will determine what killed Indian man

New Delhi (CNN)Indian scientists will examine remains from an object that fell from the sky Saturday, causing a large explosion which killed a man, to determine if it is a meteorite, police say.

If the object is confirmed to be a meteorite -- a fragment of a comet or asteroid that has fallen to Earth -- the death would be the first fatality from a meteorite on record, it is believed.

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