Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Russian MI6 spy Sergei Skripal collapsed alongside daughter

The woman found slumped on a shopping centre bench alongside a former Russian agent convicted of spying for Britain is his daughter, it has emerged.

Yulia Skripal, in her 30s, and father Sergei, 66, are critically ill in hospital after being found unconscious in Salisbury, Wiltshire, on Sunday.

UK police are trying to find out what "unknown substance" harmed the pair.

A number of emergency services workers were assessed immediately after the incident - and one remains in hospital.

Russia insisted it had "no information" on what could have led to the incident, but said it was open to co-operate in the police investigation if requested.

Sergei Skripal, 66, is critically ill after being exposed to an unknown substance in Salisbury, Sky sources believe

Police officers near a forensic tent in Salisbury

BBC      News.