Polish military planes “scrambled” after explosions shake the NATO state | World | New
The Polish Foreign Ministry reportedly confirmed that a Russian-made rocket fell on a house in a Polish village after two missiles hit the country, killing two people.
The ministry said a Russian-made rocket fell on the village of Przewodow at 3:40 p.m. local time near the border with Ukraine.
He further informed that he had summoned the Russian Ambassador.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki called on residents to remain “calm” after the alleged missile strike.
He said Poland had decided to increase “surveillance of Polish airspace”.
He said: “We are working to establish the causes of the explosion in Przewodów.
“An increased state of readiness has been introduced for all Polish ‘services’, including police, fire brigade, border guards.”
Polish government spokesman Piotr Muller said the country was increasing the readiness of its military units.
He also confirmed that there had been an explosion that killed two Polish citizens, and said discussions were ongoing on whether to activate NATO’s Article Four, which requires all members meet at the headquarters of the alliance.
Polish President Andrzej Duda said: “We have no conclusive evidence at this time as to who launched this missile.
“Investigations are ongoing. It was most likely a Russian-made missile.
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak condemned the attack and expressed solidarity with Poland.