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‘Skripal suspects’ say they visited Salisbury as tourists

Two men accused by London of poisoning former spy Sergei Skripal tell Russian media they visited the British city of Salisbury for tourist purposes and denied having anything to do with the murder attempt.

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UK: two people in hospital after exposure to unknown substance

Two people are in a critical condition in a Salisbury hospital after being exposed to an “unknown substance” not far from where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned. The two people, a man and a woman both in their 40s, were discovered unconscious on Saturday June 30 at a house in the village of Amesbury, which is around 12 kilometres (eight miles) from Salisbury. IMAGES