Chief prosecutor says “I hope that to some extent there will be justice” for the Israeli and Bulgarian victims.
"The cause has not been determined yet. There is a possibility of external interference through a rocket or bomb or other act," President Michel Aoun said.
The experience of being hit by a blast wave following such an explosion can be likened to a man standing at the bottom of the ocean, and being picked up by a wave and thrown in to the air.
Some of the world's deadliest industrial accidents were caused by ammonium nitrate explosions.
The blast shook the ground, said Mohammed Ali, a shopkeeper in the area. At the city's Madina hospital, a nurse, Halima Nur, said it had received five people injured in the blast for treatment.
Deaths occurred Tuesday in two separate assaults near border with Iran, according to military
In a statement on Twitter, the ministry said the blast occurred in a crowded area in Afrin's center.
Anderson Harkov's reasoning that it was “because America was not willing to use its ample resources to intervene in a genocide where Americans were not being killed” is an incorrect understanding.