The FBI has released a video showing the detonation of a prototype of the failed car bomb that was supposed to go off in Times Square in May.
Had the device been made correctly, FBI officials say, it would have killed dozens of people and caused 'devastating' damage.
Faisal Shahzad, who has admitted to planting the car bomb in a parked SUV on May 1, told investigators that he believed it would have killed about 40 people.
In the video released by the FBI, the Operational Technology Division sets up tests in a field in Osceola Mills, Pennsylvania, on June 29.
The explosive tests involve a 1993 Nissan Pathfinder stuffed with 250 pounds of ammonium nitrate and diesel fuel, along with three 25-pound propane tanks and two five-gallon gasoline containers.
Taken from various angles, using normal and slow-motion cameras, the FBI video reveals that the explosion would have been quite
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