Although it happened earlier this month, footage has just been released of a devastating explosion in Abadan, Turkmenistan. The blast reportedly may have killed over 1,000 people, many of them children.
According to reports, the government first blamed fireworks for the deadly blast, however, later reports claim it was in fact an explosion at an arms depot.
Although the government is allegedly restricting the release of information and has blocked the use of mobile phones and internet in the area, locals managed to film and finally disseminate raw footage of the incident.
(H/T: Business Insider)