The Army Bomb Disposal Team has made safe an unstable chemical at
a chemist in Thurles.
The unstable chemical Picric acid, was found at a chemist during a routine
audit of chemicals.
The Army Bomb Disposal team were called and removed the chemical to
waste ground, where they carried out a controlled explosion.
The scene was declared safe at lunchtime.
Picric acid is a chemical used in laboratories and chemists, but
can become unstable over time and is sensitive to friction.