Poland said early on Wednesday that a Russian-made missile fell in the eastern part of the country, killing two people in a blast that marked the first time since the invasion of Ukraine that Russian weapons came down on a NATO country. Catch all the live updates:
Joe Biden calls ’emergency’ meeting after missile hits Poland
US President Joe Biden convened an “emergency” meeting of the Group of Seven and NATO leaders in Indonesia on Wednesday morning for consultations after NATO-ally Poland said a “Russian-made” missile killed two people in the eastern part of its country near the Ukraine border.
Poland military on alert after ‘Russian-made’ missile blast
Poland put its military on high alert Tuesday after what the country’s president said was “most probably” a strike by a Russian-made missile.
Joe Biden offers US assistance in Polish Inquiry
Biden, in his call with Duda, “expressed deep condolences for the loss of life in eastern Poland,” according to a White House account of the conversation. The American president offered Poland “full US support for and assistance” with the investigation into the explosion.
Poland says Russian-made missile hit village
Poland said late Tuesday that a Russian-made missile had hit a village near the country’s border with Ukraine, killing two people. NATO said it would hold an emergency meeting of its ambassadors on Wednesday to discuss the events in Poland.
No concrete evidence on who fired missile, Poland’s Duda says
Poland has no conclusive evidence showing who fired the missile that caused an explosion in a village near the Ukrainian border, the president said on Wednesday, adding that Warsaw remained calm in the face of what he described as a “one-off” incident.
A very significant escalation: Volodymr Zelenskyy
Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelenskyy decried the strike as “a very significant escalation” of the war.
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