The British police said that when the former GRU agent Sergei Skripal was poisoned, 21 more people turned to the doctors for help. About this channel SkyNews told the acting head of the Wiltshire Police Kier Pritchard (Kier Pritchard).
According to Pritchard, the victims were taken samples of blood and released home. As noted by Sky News, the cause of poisoning has become a nerve gas, but which exactly is not known.
Among the injured policeman Nick Bailey, who arrived on the scene first. He was hospitalized in the same way as Skripal and his daughter Julia, but is conscious.
Earlier media reported that Skripal and his daughter are in a coma after being poisoned with nerve agent. The main version of the British investigators investigating the case of the spy poisoning of Sergei Skripal, became involvement in this Russia. Official accusations against the Russian side were not received.
On March 5, the police of the British city of Salisbury reported a poisoned man who was found on a bench in one of the local parks. Later, the media found out that the victim of poisoning is the former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal, who is in hospital in critical condition. Together with him, his daughter Julia Skripal was found. The government of Great Britain took the case of Skripal to control.