The President of Ukraine has accused Russia of launching those missiles

A missile has landed in Przewodów, in Poland, and has killed two people

Alarming news that comes to us from Poland, specifically from Przewodów, a small Polish town located next to the border with Ukraine.

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As reported by the Polish radio station RadioZet at 18:54 CET, two missiles fell on that town in the Lublin voivodeship, killing two people.

That Polish media has indicated that "it found out unofficially" about what happened, and has published this photo of one of the impact sites, in which a crater can be seen next to a tractor with its trailer.

Journalist Amichai Stein has posted this photo of what would be a fragment of one of the missiles:

As reported by the Associated Press, a senior US intelligence official has confirmed that they are Russian missiles. They could be stray Russian missiles that were part of the missile attack launched by Russia today against kyiv and other towns in Ukraine.

The Polish government has called an emergency meeting of its national security committee.

More information shortly.

20:54h CET: El Departamento de Defensa de EEUU señala que no puede confirmar que los misiles rusos hayan caído en Polonia. El portavoz del Pentágono, el General de Brigada Patrick Ryder, ha señalado: "We are aware of the press reports alleging that two Russian missiles have struck a location inside Poland near the Ukraine border. I can tell you that we don't have any information at this time to corroborate those reports and are looking into this further."

20:57h CET: The Latvian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkēvičs, has stated: "Russian missiles hitting the territory of the NATO member is a very dangerous escalation by the Kremlin, Latvia expresses full solidarity with our ally Poland and will support any action deemed appropriate by Poland. Russia will bear full responsibility for all the consequences."

21:01h CET: Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė has stated: "I am following closely very concerning news from Poland. We will consult with Poland and with all the allies. Lithuania expresses full solidarity with Poland, and sends sincere condolences to the families of the victims." Likewise, the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stated: "Latest news from Poland is most concerning. We are consulting closely with Poland and other Allies. Estonia is ready to defend every inch of NATO territory. We’re in full solidarity with our close ally Poland."

21:05h CET: The Polish channel Telewizja Republika has published this video of the attacked place:

21:15h: The Russian Defense Ministry has released a statement denying any connection to what happened in Poland , stating: "No attacks were carried out on targets near the Ukrainian-Polish state border by Russian means of destruction." The statement added: "Statements by Polish media and officials about the alleged drop of "Russian" missiles in the area of the Przewoduv settlement is a deliberate provocation to escalate the situation". No credibility can be attached to the statement of a government that constantly lies, and even less so when he uses the same accusation that he has already launched against Ukraine to deny Russian war crimes in various Ukrainian towns.

21:24 CET: Polish radio station PolskieRadio24 reports: "A witness to the event, who called Polish Radio 3 before 5:00 p.m., reported that two rockets flew over the village. - One exploded in the field, the other hit the corn cart next to my neighbors in Przewodów - he said."

21:31h CET: On the remains of the missile, WarMonitor notes that it could be a Raduga Kh-55 or 3M14 Kalibr missile, two types of surface-to-surface cruise missiles used by Russia, adding that the crater is "too big" for an air defense missile.

The President of Ukraine accuses Russia of launching those missiles

21:37h CET: The President of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelensky, accuses Russia of launching the missiles that have landed in Ukraine: "Terror is not limited to our national borders. Russian missiles hit Poland."

Andrzej Duda: "We verified the premises of Article 4 of NATO"

22:24h CET: Polish President Andrzej Duda has just spoken with the Secretary General from NATO, Jens Stoltenberg: "We verified the premises of Article 4 of NATO. We are in contact with our allies and we await talks with the US side." Article 4 of the NATO Treaty states: "The Parties will consult together whenever, in the opinion of any of them, the territorial integrity, political independence or security of any of the Parties is threatened."

22:35h cet: The Polish digital daily has just published the statements of the head of the National Security Office, Jacek Siewiera, and the government spokesman, Piotr Müller, issued in a statement: "There was an explosion in the district of Hrubieszów, which led to the death of two Polish citizens. At the moment, the services are on the spot explaining the situation (...). Appropriate procedures have been put in place. It was decided to increase the readiness of some units of combat and other services in the territory of the country". According to the information published by that Polish newspaper, Piotr Müller has added that the Polish government is verifying the possibility of activating article 4 of the NATO.

22:44h CET: Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has just noted: "Russia now promotes a conspiracy theory that it was allegedly a missile of Ukrainian air defense that fell on the Polish theory. Which is not true. No one should buy Russian propaganda or amplify its messages. This lesson should have been long learnt since the downing of #MH17", referring to the commercial plane shot down by pro-russian militiamen from Donbass in 2014.

22:50h CET: Thomas C. Theiner, defense expert, notes: "Poland has a RAT-31DL radar at Łabunie, which is tied into NATO's Integrated Air Defense. RAT-31DL has a range of 500km. Łabunie is 40 km from Przewodów, where the missiles exploded. NATO/Poland know EXACTLY where those missile came from and both say they were fired by russia."

23:19h CET: Polish journalist Mateusz Lachowski, correspondent for PolsatNews, says: "I had a conversation phone call with an expert who assessed that the remains of this cruise missile resemble the remains of a Kh-101 missile. These cruise missiles were used today by the Russians to fire at targets in Ukraine". The Kh-101 is a surface-to-surface cruise missile that the Russians tested in Syria. It is the replacement for the Raduga Kh-55.

23:38h CET: Polish journalist Bartłomiej Derski notes: "Przewodów is 4-5 km from the only active power line connecting Poland with Ukraine. One of the connections through which Ukraine and Moldova were synchronized with the European power system in February." Is it possible that Russia was trying to attack that power line to knock out power to Ukraine?

23:59h CET: Reports are circulating that the Polish Air Force has deployed fighters at Tomaszów Lubelski Airport. There is no airport in that town. The closest is Lublin Airport, 100 km away. Beware of some hoaxes that are circulating.

02:32h CET: The Polish government says that the missile that fell in Przewodów was "Russian-made". The Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement stating: "At 15:40 in the village of Przewodów in the Hrubieszów poviat in the Lubelskie Voivodeship, a Russian-made missile fell, resulting in the death of two citizens of the Republic of Poland." He has summoned the Russian ambassador to demand "immediate detailed explanations". More information here.

02:52h CET: Reuters notes that NATO ambassadors will meet this Wednesday at the request of Poland, on the basis of Article 4 of the North Atlantic Treaty. "One of the diplomats said the alliance would act cautiously and needed time to verify how exactly the incident happened", said the aforementioned agency.

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