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Skripal first responder revealed as Chief Army Nurse; dossier connection blamed on Russia

The case of poisoned double-agent Sergei Skripal just got weirder after it was revealed that the first responder to the scene was the Chief Nursing Officer for the British Army after her daughter spotted Skripal and his daughter collapsed on a bench at the Maltings shopping center in Salisbury on March 5 of last year. According to Spire FM, 16-year-old Abigail McCourt spotted the poisoned Russians while “out celebrating her brother’s birthday,” and then quickly alerted her mother – Alison McCourt. The two McCourts gave first aid to the Skripals until paramedics arrived. Colonel McCourt – who was decorated for her efforts to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone, proposed her daughter as a candidate for the Lifesaver Award at Spire FM’s Local Hero Awards. “As a qualified nurse it was a fairly routine situation for me but my daughter was amazing. Her prompt actions, spotting them in difficulty, and the way she assisted me to put Yulia Skripal in the recovery position had a significant impact…

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