Downing Street quickly deleted the original tweet blaming 'human error', and replaced the image with one of the front door of Number 10, and a statement from May reading:
I hope that moving forward Salisbury will once again be known for being a beautiful, welcoming English city and not for the events of 4 March 2018
“I hope that moving forward Salisbury will once again be known for being a beautiful, welcoming English city and no… https://t.co/v2gKhuszg7
— UK Prime Minister (@UK Prime Minister)
Mrs May is visiting Salisbury to mark the first anniversary of the novichok attack that left former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Jullia Skripal fighting for their lives. The house where the spy and his daughter were poisoned was declared safe on Friday after extensive decontamination.
Mrs May visted two shops close to the cathedral and greeted members of the public on the high street, reports Sky News.
In a statement, the PM said the anniversary is an 'important milestone' for the city as it...
...emerges from the shadow cast by the use of chemical weapons on the streets of our country.