The Metropolitan Police said the counter-terrorism unit has requested the military's assistance "to remove a number of vehicles and objects from the scene". A police officer who came to their aid is in a serious condition, though he is conscious and talking, Rudd said.
Britain has said it will respond appropriately if evidence shows Moscow was behind the incident, which police are treating as attempted murder.
In addition to a wide range of documented nerve agents, there are less well-known varieties, such as tabun and soman.
They stop the nervous system working and shut down bodily functions.
A statement from the U.K.'s defense secretary, Gavin Williamson, obtained by BuzzFeed News stated that the military would assist in the investigation into the nerve agent used to poison Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, who both remain in the hospital.
The two remain in critical condition in a Salisbury hospital, while authorities say Bailey is making progress toward recovery.
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"Russia will guarantee that everyone's security will be ensured - be it for delegations, officials, participants, media and other persons attending the 2018 FIFA World Cup". She says it's highly likely the officer was exposed to the same nerve agent.
A spokesman for British Prime Minister Theresa May said the poisoning was an "appalling and reckless crime".
"This is being treated as a major incident involving attempted murder by administration of a nerve agent", Rowley said. "But if we are to be rigorous in this investigation, we must avoid speculation and allow the police to carry on their investigation".
The circumstances of the attack, and its echoes of the fatal poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko in 2006, have prompted questions over the Government's response if the evidence points to a state-sponsored assassination plot.
She said the Government is "committed to doing all we can to bring the perpetrators to justice - whoever they are and wherever they may be".
Per the Independent, Skripal "was given refuge in Britain after being exchanged in 2010 for Russian agents caught in the West as part of a Cold War-style swap in Vienna".
Sergai Skripal was poisoned on Sunday.
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Mr Skripal betrayed dozens of Russian agents to British intelligence before his arrest in Moscow in 2004.
Alexander Litvinenko was an officer with the Russian Federal Security Service, but he fled to the United Kingdom where he was granted refuge.
Russia's embassy in London declined immediate comment.
A British public inquiry found that Russia was responsible for Litvinenko's killing, and that Russian President Vladimir Putin probably approved it. Russian Federation has denied involvement.
Blair, who led the London force when Litvinenko was fatally poisoned, told the BBC it is important to find out "whether there is some pattern here". He also suggested that Britain could reconsider the participation of its officials in the soccer World Cup in Russian Federation this summer.
On Tuesday, British foreign minister Boris Johnson had said that British officials could boycott the tournament if Russian Federation is proved to be involved, while Royal family sources have said that Prince William, the president of the Football Association, would not attend the event.
"What we see is only news reports. saying that if it is Russian Federation, then a response is going to be given that Russian Federation is going to remember forever", Mr Lavrov said during a visit to Addis Ababa. "This is not serious, it is pure propaganda and whipping up hysteria", Lavrov said.
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