Spy poisoning Residents fearful as experts say nerve agent could be neverseenbefore

first_imgIt emerged on Friday that the spy might have been poisoned at his home meaning that the nerve agent could have been in his system for hours before he eventually collapsed in the city centre on Sunday. Chemical weapons experts said this could mean that a new strain of nerve agent – which… Anxious residents accused authorities of “keeping them in the dark” after nearly 200 troops trained in chemical warfare arrived in Salisbury as the nerve agent investigation escalated.center_img Specialists from the RAF and Marines began removing contaminated materials to be sent for analysis at the nearby Porton Down defence laboratory, six days after the attempted assassination of Sergei Skripal, the Russian double agent.last_img

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