A bus depot in Salisbury is being guarded by police tonight, as it’s announced that two people from Amesbury are critically ill after coming into contact with nerve agent.
It’s understood the pair travelled on a bus between Salisbury and Amesbury. It’s highly likely that buses in south Wiltshire will be severely affected by this development in the case.
The Metropolitan Police tonight confirmed that they were exposed to the same nerve agent as former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.
They are both currently receiving treatment for exposure to the nerve agent Novichok at Salisbury District Hospital. They are both in a critical condition.
This news comes four months after the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and Yulia were found critically ill on a bench in Salisbury. They have both recovered since the attack.
Counter terrorism police have officially taken the lead on this ongoing investigation. At least 100 specialist detectives are now working on this case alongside Wiltshire Police.
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