Attempted Assassination of Former Russian Spy in US

تم نشره في Wed 7 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
  • Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, 66, in hospital bed after being exposed to nerve gas in Salisbury, Wiltshire. – (Getty Images)

CAPITALS — A former Russian spy and his daughter remain critically ill in hospital after being exposed to nerve gas in Salisbury, Wiltshire, police confirmed.

Police are trying to find out why Sergei Skripal, 66, was found slumped on a shopping centre bench alongside daughter Yulia Skripal, 33, on Sunday afternoon.

Police have cordoned off the area where the pair were found - (PA)

Russia has denied any involvement. UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says the country would respond "robustly" if Moscow was found to be behind the incident.

(BBC)

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