A British woman dies after being exposed to the Novichok nerve agent several days earlier in Amesbury.
Novichok is the same nerve agent used to poison a former Russian spy and his daughter in an attack that occurred just miles away
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Police determine two British nationals found unconscious at a property in Amesbury, Wiltshire, on Saturday were poisoned using Novichok nerve agent of the same kind used in the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury, seven miles from Amesbury, almost four months ago.
2018 Amesbury poisonings
British authorities charge two men for their alleged involvement in a Novichok poisoning earlier in 2018, claiming the men are agents of the GRU.
A man and a woman are taken ill after a medical incident in Salisbury, United Kingdom. Police seal off a restaurant as a precautionary measure. According to "The Guardian", tensions are high due to recent Novichok poisonings. According to the BBC, "there's no suggestion that this is connected". According to Sky News, at least one of the individuals who fell ill is a Russian.
A major incident has been declared in Amesbury and several areas of the town have been evacuated as the National Counter Terrorism Policing Network investigate the attack.