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BOULDER-SIZE ASTEROID DISINTEGRATED HARMLESSLY OVER AFRICA

A boulder-size asteroid disintegrated harmlessly over Africa, just hours after its weekend discovery.

It’s only the third time scientists have spotted an incoming asteroid on a direct collision course with Earth. The previous times were in 2008 and 2014.

The asteroid, dubbed 2018

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