Apparently, the sonic booms and the broken glass led to about 1,000 people being injured by that shooting star. But nobody, thank God, was killed.
The meteor hit a frozen lake outside of Chelyabinsk, a city of about a million people in the Urals.
The flash when it came into the atmosphere was exceedingly bright – if this happened around you, you’d probably be excused for freaking out in the impression that you were about to get nuked.
There’s a rumor that the Russian military hit it with a missile and broke it up. If that was true you’d see more than one trail, so you can dismiss that one.