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Syrian weapons development goes with a bang [VIDEO]

              In this image taken from video posted by Ugarit News, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, purports to show a fireball from an explosion at a weapons depot set off by rocket attacks that struck government-held districts in the central Syrian city of Homs on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. The blasts sent a massive ball of fire into the sky, killing scores and causing widespread damage and panic among residents, many of whom are supporters of President Bashar Assad.(AP Photo/Ugarit News via AP video)

Previously on The Daily Caller, we have featured the ingenious home made weapon of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) nicknamed the “Hell Fire.”

It is a jerry-rigged howitzer that the FSA has used to lob blue propane canisters filed with explosive several city blocks. It has also been the center of controversy as it has been the primary suspect for those who believe that the gas attack carried out on the night of Aug. 21 outside of Damascus by rebel fighters.

But as any inventor knows, things do not always go according to plan and there will be setbacks with any project. Like this one.

The dejection in the operator’s voice is more than evident at 47 seconds in.