AUG 2015 - Kuwait
Three operatives stored 42,000 pounds of ammonium nitrate, more than 300 pounds of explosives, 68 weapons, 204 grenades; attack infrastructure dismantled; arrested in Kuwait.
MAY 2015 - Cyprus
Operative stored 420 boxes of ammonium nitrate, attack infrastructure dismantled; arrested in Cyprus
JAN 2012 - Thailand
Operative stored 4,380 kilograms of urea-based fertilizer and 290 liters of ammonium nitrate; attack infrastructure dismantled, arrested in Thailand
17 MAR 1994 - Bangkok, Thailand
Failed VBIED attack on the Israeli Embassy; massive truck bomb consisting of 6 bars of C4 plastic explosives, 1 ton of ammonium nitrate, and diesel fuel; body of Thai national who delivered the rental vehicle to the bombers was found in the vehicle
The above are just a few of the peaceful activities organized by the Lebanese Hizbollah in the past.... Open your eyes.
An ammonium nitrate explosion produces massive amounts of nitrogen oxides. Nitrogen dioxide (NO₂) is a red, bad-smelling gas. Images from Beirut reveal a distinct reddish colour to the plume of gases from the blast.
Ammonium Nitrate doesn't explode easily... That's why it's mixed with other chemicals. But rarely given right the conditions, decomposition might trigger an explosion. There are instances that this had happened.
More than 200,000 left homeless, material damage up to $5 billion following Beirut explosion
Revealed that a security report from 2014 warned of the possibility of an explosion in Lebanon's capital as highly explosive materials had not been stored in a way to ensure public safety.