Exclusion zone established in Mackay as police investigate suspicious object

October 17, 2023 8:07 am in by

Police created an exclusion zone at a Mackay intersection yesterday, after a suspicious object was found.

An improvised explosive device (IED) was discovered at around 1.00pm and specialist police were called to the scene.

They deemed the package not dangerous.

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Gordon Street was closed between Wellington and Milton streets until midnight.

Police say forensic testing is ongoing.