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'Meteorite' burns on Israel beach

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An unidentified object, thought to be a fragment of a meteorite, has landed on a beach near Tel Aviv.

Israeli police released mobile phone footage of something burning in the town of Bat Yam, as people gathered round to look.

Witnesses said the object began burning as it hit the ground.

It has now been taken away to be examined.

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