April 18, 2013 3:31 pm
Updated: April 18, 2013 3:55 pm

Interactive map of other ammonium nitrate explosions


A fertilizer plant explosion in Texas yesterday killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160 others.

Authorities said the plant made materials similar to those used in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

Experts say the fertilizer used in that attack, ammonium nitrate, can power massive detonations, be they accidental or intentional.

Above is an interactive graphic map showing other notable ammonium nitrate explosions.

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