Novichok nerve agent strikes two new victims in the UK
The nerve agent Novichok has poisoned two new victims in England, The Telegraph reports. The two collapsed after visiting Salisbury, the same town where former Russian double-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were attacked with the chemical weapon back in March.
A man and a woman in their 40s, identified by The Telegraph as Charles Rowley and Dawn Sturgess, were rushed to the hospital on Saturday after they passed out at a home in Amesbury, according to a televised police statement. A witness told The Telegraph that both were foaming at the mouth — a sign of nerve-agent poisoning.
At first, doctors thought contaminated drugs were to blame. But by Monday July 2nd, doctors were concerned enough about the patients’ symptoms…