The Russian Ministry of Defense announced today, Tuesday, that the “allegations” of the Polish media about… Russian missiles fall in Poland It is a “provocation aimed at escalating the situation.”
“We did not launch any strikes on targets close to the Ukrainian-Polish border,” the ministry added, noting that “the debris found at the scene has nothing to do with Russian weapons.”
Urgent meeting of the National Defense Committee
This came at a time when the Polish news agency reported that Prime Minister Mateusz Murawski called for an urgent meeting of the National Defense Committee amid reports that a Russian missile had fallen on Polish territory.
Two people killed
According to reports, the Russian missile fell on a Polish village near the border with Ukraine, killing two people.
Two people were killed in an explosion in the eastern village of Przyodo, near the border with Ukraine, firefighters said. As reported by Reuters.
We will determine the appropriate steps.
For her part, US National Security Council spokeswoman Adrienne Watson said on Tuesday that Washington had seen reports from Poland about Russian missiles falling on its soil.
Watson added on Twitter that her country is working with the Polish government to collect more information.
“We cannot confirm reports of rockets hitting Poland or any details about that at this time and we will determine the appropriate next steps,” she added.
The development came as Russia rained down missiles on cities across Ukraine on Tuesday, in what Kyiv described as the heaviest wave of missile strikes in the nearly nine-month-old war.