'Highly explosive' bottle discovered in Sydney street

The NSW Police bomb squad have reportedly set up an exclusion zone in an inner Sydney suburb after a bottle of “highly explosive acid” was discovered in the area.

Police were called to Victoria Street in Darlinghurst on Wednesday, with 10 News reporting a bottle of “highly explosive crystallised acid” was found.

NSW police have set up an exclusion zone around Victoria Street and Burton Street in Sydney. Source: Google Maps

NSW police told Yahoo News Australia NSW police rescue were attending the scene after a “chemical spill” was reported.

The exclusion zone has been set up around Victoria Street and Burton Street in the popular residential suburb.

Members of the public are urged to avoid the area. 

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