Bomb squad blow up pyrotechnics after street sealed off

Part of a street in Dundee was closed for seven hours while a controlled explosion took place.

Bomb squad: Unexploded pyrotechnics found in property.
Bomb squad: Unexploded pyrotechnics found in property.

A bomb squad sealed off part of a Dundee street for seven hours as they carried out a controlled explosion.

Police were called to the Thornton Road area of Kirkton on Thursday morning after pyrotechnics were found in a property.

Neighbours were warned to stay inside and close doors and windows during the explosion.

Officers said the incident, which happened around 11.15am, posed no risk to members of the public.

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A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “We received a report of unexploded pyrotechnics being found in a property in the Thornton Road area of Kirkton, Dundee, at around 11.15am on Thursday.

“Explosive Ordinance Disposal team attended and carried out a controlled explosion. There was no risk to the public.”


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