Bishop of Salisbury describes the poisoning of the Skripals as an 'act of ...

The Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam said there has been 'anxiety, puzzlement and anger' in the community after the poisoning in Salisbury

The Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam said there has been 'anxiety, puzzlement and anger' in the community after the poisoning in Salisbury

The Bishop of Salisbury has described the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in the city as an 'act of violation' in his Easter sermon.

The Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam said there has been 'anxiety, puzzlement and anger' in the community after Sergei and Yulia Skripal were attacked with a nerve agent.

'The last four weeks have been very strange in Salisbury,' he added.

'Two people were attacked, but Salisbury has been violated.'

Bishop Holtam praised the 'brilliant' emergency services and the hospital for their

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