Work goes on behind the barriers across Rollestone Street, outside the John Baker House Sanctuary Supported Living in Amesbury, southern England, on Thursday, as police investigate the poisoning of two British citizens with a nerve agent. Photo: AFP

Poisoned Brits handled contaminated item, police say as UK demands answers from Russia over Novichok poisoning

Novichok is a military-grade nerve agent developed by the Soviet Union during the cold war

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Work goes on behind the barriers across Rollestone Street, outside the John Baker House Sanctuary Supported Living in Amesbury, southern England, on Thursday, as police investigate the poisoning of two British citizens with a nerve agent. Photo: AFP
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