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.
#BREAKING The NSW Police Bomb Squad have been called to Victoria Street in Darlinghurst as a bottle of highly explosive crystalised acid has been discovered. The surrounding roads have been closed.— 10 News First Sydney (@10NewsFirstSyd) June 24, 2020
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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