The British hospital treating poisoned spy Sergei Skripal on Wednesday accused a Russian TV crew of “appalling behavior” for sneaking into the facility overnight.
Footage posted online by British newspapers showed a reporter from the REN TV network walking along corridors at Salisbury District Hospital early Wednesday and commenting on the apparent lack of security.
The hospital said in a statement that “this footage shows appalling behavior on the part of these Russian journalists – approaching staff in the middle of the night with no warning and without asking for any permission.”
It said “any attempt to harass, intimidate or cause distress to any of our staff or patients is absolutely unacceptable and will not be tolerated.”
The Wiltshire Police force said officers “attended and spoke to two men in the reception area, who were believed to be news reporters. They were asked to leave the hospital and did so. No arrests were made.”
Car drives into Carnival parade in Germany
BERLIN (AP) — A car drove into a crowd at Carnival procession in a German town on Monday, injuring several people, police said.
A large number of police are at the scene in Volkmarsen, about 280 kilometers (175 miles) southwest of Berlin, and the driver was arrested, Northern Hesse police said.
Local media reported at least a dozen injuries, including children, but police could not immediately confirm the information.
Police said they couldn’t immediately provide further details and urged people not to spread “unconfirmed reports” about the crash.
Police say they have not received any reports of any deaths, and don’t have a specific number of injuries yet. They say it is too early to say what caused the car to crash into the crowd.
Video from the scene showed a silver Mercedes station wagon with its hazard lights blinking on the sidewalk, while emergency crews walked by.
The regional Frankfurter Rundschau newspaper reported that witnesses said the driver drove around a barrier blocking off traffic from the parade, but that it wasn’t yet clear whether he intentionally headed toward the crowd.
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Police Responding To Incident At Mar-a-Lago
#BREAKING Police are responding to gunshots at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
Two people are being held in custody after a black vehicle breached two security checkpoints at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
The incident took place hours ahead of the president’s planned trip there.
The vehicle was heading to the property’s main entrance, NBC News said, citing the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s office.