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Chemical Truck Found In LA

Authorities in Los Angeles have found a missing truck carrying nitric acid, but one of the canisters containing the dangerous chemical is still missing.

Police launched an intensive search for the truck after it was taken from a chemical distribution company on New Year´s Eve.

It was found Friday in a residential area east of downtown Los Angeles.

Nearly 50 people were evacuated from the immediate area because of the very corrosive chemical.

Police have maintained that the truck was NOT part of any terror plot and said it was likely the burglars had NO idea of the truck´s dangerous cargo.