Reports of rocket hits in Poland

Laut several media reports are on Tuesday in a village in Poland Two people were killed when two rockets hit near the border with Ukraine. The Polish government did not initially confirm the information. However, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki called a meeting of the security cabinet in the early evening. A meeting of the entire cabinet was announced for 9 p.m. Government spokesman Piotr Müller called on the media not to spread unconfirmed reports.

Thomas Gutschker

Political correspondent for the European Union, NATO and the Benelux countries based in Brussels.

First of all, in the early evening, the Polish broadcaster Radio Zet, citing informal sources, reported in the village of Przewodów in the Lublin Voivodeship, which is about five kilometers from the border with the Ukraine away, two stray Russian rockets had landed. This happened at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Two men were killed in a plant for drying grain. The Polish broadcaster TVN24 published videos intended to show the location of the events. A crater can be seen on it.

The AP news agency, citing a senior source in American intelligence circles, reported that Russian missiles had hit the village. The US Department of Defense and the White House have officially announced that they do not yet have sufficient information and are examining the case.

The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy In his evening video address, he spoke of Russian rockets that had landed on Polish territory: “Today happened what we have been warning about for a long time. Terror is not confined to the borders of our state.”

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