Some of the villagers from Astomulyo, with the one in the centre holding a fragment of the meteorite in a plastic bag. Photo: ITERA Lampung Some of the villagers from Astomulyo, with the one in the centre holding a fragment of the meteorite in a plastic bag. Photo: ITERA Lampung
Some of the villagers from Astomulyo, with the one in the centre holding a fragment of the meteorite in a plastic bag. Photo: ITERA Lampung
Indonesia

Meteorite or ‘magical’ healing stone? Indonesian social media lights up again over another alien rock landing

  • Local residents who found a meteorite that crashed to earth in southern Sumatra put it into a tub of water, hoping its essence would cure their ailments
  • It was the second instance that a meteorite hitting Sumatra has made the rounds on social media, with the first, in August, causing a firestorm over its value

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Some of the villagers from Astomulyo, with the one in the centre holding a fragment of the meteorite in a plastic bag. Photo: ITERA Lampung Some of the villagers from Astomulyo, with the one in the centre holding a fragment of the meteorite in a plastic bag. Photo: ITERA Lampung
Some of the villagers from Astomulyo, with the one in the centre holding a fragment of the meteorite in a plastic bag. Photo: ITERA Lampung
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