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LIVE: Russian former spy fights for life after he was deliberately poisoned with nerve agent in attempted murder in Salisbury

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LIVE: Russian former spy fights for life after he was deliberately poisoned with nerve agent in attempted murder in Salisbury

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    Major incident declared in Salisbury - Latest updates from March 16.
  • Russian former double agent Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, were poisoned with a nerve agent in Salisbury on Sunday night.
  • Salisbury police officer also in hospital named as Detective Sergeant Nick Bailey.
  • Prime Minister Theresa May says it's "highly likely" Russia carried out attack.
  • Russian ambassador summoned to explain state's involvement
  • The bench where the pair collapsed in the Maltings shopping centre is still cordoned off today.
  • Pair remain in critical condition in intensive care at Salisbury District Hospital.
  • Counter-terrorism police have taken over the investigation.
  • Public Health England say no evidence of any wider threat to public.
  • 21 people treated in hospital in connection with incident.
  • Troops called in to help with operation.
  • Home Secretary Amber Rudd visits Salisbury and police officer in hospital.

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