Nerve agent attacks in the UK cost companies $151 million in lost business

9/24/2018 5:48:00 AM

Source: Business Insurance

Research concluded that March 4 Novichok nerve-agent attacks cost companies in the city of Salisbury in the United Kingdom an estimated £115 million ($151 million) in lost business, Hazardex reported. The research by U.K.-based life sciences firm found that the attacks damaged Salisbury’s reputation as a tourist destination with several companies reporting a 50% drop in revenue. Sergei Skripal, a former Russian military officer, and his daughter Yulia Skripal were poisoned in Salisbury using Novichok.