Prezzo’s restaurant closed after two fall ill
PART of the English city of Salisbury — the scene of the Novichok nerve agent assault on a former Russian spy — has been sealed off after two individuals fell sick.
Wiltshire Police closed down Prezzo’s restaurant in central Salisbury on Sunday evening London time after a person and a girl fell sick.
“Police had been known as by the ambulance service to Prezzo, Excessive Road, Salisbury at 6.45pm (three.45am AEST Monday) right this moment following a medical incident involving two individuals,’’ Wiltshire Police stated in a press release launched on Twitter.
“As a precautionary measure, the restaurant and surrounding roads have been cordoned off whereas officers attend the scene and set up the circumstances surrounding what has led them to fall sick.”
Police, ambulance personnel and firefighters had been on the scene, some carrying hazmat fits.
Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia had been critically injured in Salisbury in early March when the Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok was sprayed on the door of Mr Skripal’s house.
He was dwelling quietly within the city after being granted asylum by the UK in a spy swap, following his arrest in Moscow for promoting Russian secrets and techniques to the west.
He and his daughter had been discovered unconscious on a park bench in central Salisbury after consuming on the close by Zizzis restaurant. A policeman who went to Mr Skrirals house was additionally struck down by the nerve agent, however survived.
Assertion concerning incident in Prezzo, Excessive Road, Salisbury – pic.twitter.com/GJOxYYW7JO
— Wiltshire Police (@wiltshirepolice) September 16, 2018
The Skripals spent weeks in hospital however in the end survived and are actually dwelling in a secret location.
In June, native residents Charlie Rowley and Daybreak Sturgess had been additionally critically injured after discovering a discarded fragrance bottle in Salisbury. Ms Sturgess sprayed the substance contained in the bottle on her wrists. Whereas Mr Rowley finally recovered, Ms Sturgess died.
The case has been within the headline since final week when Scotland Yard revealed CCTV of two males, Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, they accused of being the would-be assassins who travelled from Moscow to hold out the assault on Mr Skripal. Police stated they carried the nerve agent from Moscow in a fragrance bottle.
The lads later appeared on Russian state TV and denied involvement, in a weird assertion through which they claimed they had been sports activities diet salesmen on holidays.
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