Hundreds of people who visited Salisbury told to 'wash possessions NOW — BREAKING

"Some big questions arise as to how do you stand up to a clandestine and sinister attack deliberately done to play havoc in our society?". "There is, on the evidence currently, a very low risk". Dr. Jenny Harries of Public Health England said at a news conference. Britain would "respond appropriately" in that case, Hammond said.

British officials say there is not a public health threat but some residents have become alarmed by the site of investigators wearing extensive hazardous material protection gear.

UK police probing the nerve agent poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter have turned their attention to the cemetery where his wife and son were laid to rest. A handful of countries might have cause to do that. "She was so easygoing".

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson threatened fresh sanctions against Russia if it is proven to have poisoned a Russian double agent in Wiltshire.

'The police have said that if anybody thinks they have any additional information they would welcome them coming forward. Moscow also reiterated that it is prepared to cooperate with a British investigation.

"They are scared to come in and want to check if we are okay...sales and footfall has been down, but we are very much open".

The newspaper said the boycott could include anything from stopping senior politicians or officials from attending the event to withdrawing the English team from the tournament, scheduled for June 14 to July 15. They remain in critical but stable condition.

A third victim, Detective Sergeant Nick Bailey, was also admitted to hospital after falling seriously ill when he responded to the emergency, however his condition has since improved. He is said to be conscious and talking to visitors.

Speaking to reporters during a visit to the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa on Friday, Lavrov said Russian officials had not received a single fact or piece of concrete evidence about what had happened to Skripal and his daughter.

The reassurances did not completely calm the concerns in Salisbury.

Some visitors remained cautious. She claims the risk to the public is low.

"I am therefore advising. the people who were in either the restaurant or the pub at 1:30pm last Sunday until evening closing on Monday should clean the clothes they wore and the possessions they handled while there".

In 2004, Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) arrested Skripal and later on, he was sentenced to 13 years in prison for high treason. It urged people to make sure to wash their hands afterward. Skripal lived in the town, located 90 miles (140 kilometers) southwest of London. Skripal's house has also been extensively searched for clues and traces of the nerve agent.

"This is a police investigation and it will be evidence-led and we must go where the evidence takes us", Hammond told BBC television. "We are putting in enormous resources to ensure that they have all the support that they need to do that", Rudd added.

The spy has been identified as Sergei Skripal, a former Russian intelligence officer who spied for British intelligence agency MI6.

About 180 members of the armed forces, including chemical warfare experts, are now on the ground in Salisbury helping Scotland Yard's anti-terrorism unit in the investigation.

Some British lawmakers have asked for an investigation of other serious mishaps involving former Russia spies and foes of Russian President Vladimir Putin who have taken up residence in Britain.

Vanessa Coleman