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UK: Nerve agent that poisoned spy was in liquid form

AP  |  London 

British officials say the used to poison former Russian and his daughter was delivered in liquid form, and it will take months to remove all traces of the

The says nine sites need "specialist cleaning," including a restaurant visited by the Skripals on March 4, the day they were found unconscious on a park bench.

The department said today that 190 specially trained troops are assisting environmental, health and defense officials with the clean-up in the English city of

British officials say the Skripals were poisoned with a military-grade made in Russia, which was put on a door handle at Sergei Skripal's house. has been released from District Hospital, where her father continues to be treated.

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 17:10 IST
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