An emergency situation under the Public Safety Preservation Act following the discovery of a suspicious device in Gladstone this afternoon has now been revoked.
At 1pm, a device was located in a lane way behind an address on Auckland Street.
The declaration was made at 6.35pm for a small section of Auckland Street to enable officers to examine the device.
The device has now been destroyed by way of a controlled explosion.
There are no injuries to any persons.
Investigations are continuing.
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