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UK police say found 'small bottle' containing Novichok nerve agent

AFP  |  London 

said today they have found a "small bottle" containing the Soviet-made Novichok in the home of one of two Britons who fell ill from the substance last month.

"On Wednesday, 11 July, a small bottle was recovered during searches of Charlie Rowley's house in Amesbury," police said in a statement, four months after a former Russian and his daughter were poisoned with the same substance.

"Scientists have now confirmed to us that the substance contained within the bottle is Novichok.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 22:05 IST