Cordoned off in connection with the case Skripal quarters Salisbury had been infested with rats
Moscow. April 9. INTERFAX.RU — IN the quarters of the English city of Salisbury, surrounded by police, which is investigating the case of ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal, there is a sharp increase in the number of rats, writes in the Sunday Daily Mail.
Access to it is still closed to citizens, including to members of the service pest control, the newspaper notes. Rats grew bolder, and due to the fact that cordoned off the blocks there is no one to deter, say city officials.
Especially the disadvantaged called the area adjacent to the pub “the mill”, which Sergey Skripal and his daughter Julia visited shortly before the poisoning.
Meanwhile, British police said earlier that an investigation of the incident in Salisbury can take months, and asked residents to be prepared for the fact that a cordon is a long shoot. Moreover, local authorities are planning to fence the place where Skrypali visited before poisoning, three-meter fence.
Skripal and his daughter were found on March 4, unconscious on a bench near the shopping centre. According to British investigators, the victims were poisoned nervously-paralytic substance “Beginner”, supposedly developed in Russia. Moscow rejects the allegations and reminds that in 2017 completely destroyed all their chemical weapons.