Salisbury novichok attack: Police officer quits after 18 years in job due to impact of poisoning

A police officer who was poisoned in the Salisbury novichok attack more than two-and-a-half years ago has quit because he "can no longer do the job".

Detective Sergeant Nick Bailey was contaminated with the nerve agent at the home of Sergei and Yulia Skripal, the targets of the poisoning operation.

Mr Bailey said on Twitter he "had to admit defeat" and is leaving his local force after 18 years, adding the incident in March 2018 "took so much from me".

After 18 years in the...
source: The Sky News

2020-10-18 00:23
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