TWO people have been killed by “stray Russian rockets” that hit a farm in NATO member Poland as Putin unleashed a wave of missiles on Ukraine.
The rockets struck a grain dryers at around 3.40pm local time in Przewodów, three miles from the border.
Volgens Radio ZET, police and the military are at the scene accessing the damage.
The fire brigade had previously confirmed two explosions were heard in Przewodów village earlier today.
An image from the scene shows a cart on its side and a giant crater in the ground.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki and President Andrzej Duda have summoned a crisis meeting of ministers “as a matter of urgency”, government spokesman Piotr Müller confirmed.
The Polish Armed Forces are reportedly on “high alert” and scrambled two fighter jets from the airport in Tomaszów Lubelski.
Some analysts suggest the rockets were intended for Lviv, a Ukrainian city about 60 miles south of Przewodów.
The strike caused alarm among NATO allies.
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The Pentagon said it was “looking further” into the reports of the Russian strike and is speaking with its NATO allies.
The Pentagon’s press secretary said: “We’ve been crystal clear that we will defend every inch of NATO territory.”
Estonia and Latvia have condemned the missile attack.
Latvian deputy PM Artis Pabriks tweeted: “My condolences to our Polish brothers in arms. Criminal Russian regime fired missiles which target not only Ukrainian civilians but also landed on NATO territory in Poland. Latvia fully stands with Polish friends and condemns this crime.”
Estonian officials said the latest news from Poland was “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,” a statement said.
Dit kom soos one person was confirmed killed and half of Kyiv was plunged into darkness after being struck by 100 Russian missiles today.
Missiles rained down across Ukraine in retaliation for the capture of Kherson and attempts to condemn Russia’s barbaric invasion at this year’s G20 in Bali, Indonesië.
Putin’s forces struck 15 power stations and other essential civilians infrastructure, forcing shutdowns across the country and plunging parts of the capital into darkness.
Ukraine claims it shot down 70 van die 100 missiles launched on Tuesday.
Harrowing footage shows a residential building up in flames after being struck by one of Putin’s rockets.
According to officials, at least two residential buildings were hit during the November 14 staak.
“There is an attack on the capital. According to preliminary information, two residential buildings were hit in the Pechersk district,” Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko said.
“Several missiles were shot down over Kyiv by air defence systems. Medics and rescuers are at the scene of the strikes.”
Oomblikke later, he confirmed more missiles his a multi-storey building.
Ukrainian presidential advisor Andriy Yermak claimed the attack was in response to President Zelensky addressing the G20 calling on members to help stop Russia’s actions.
“Does anyone seriously think that the Kremlin really wants peace? It wants obedience. But at the end of the day, terrorists always lose,” Yermak said.
Around a third of Ukraine’s power grid has been knocked out by weeks of targeted bombardment, causing rolling blackouts and a lack of heating.
The shameless bombardment left half of Kyiv and the city of Zhytomyr without power.
Strikes were recorded in Lviv and Rivne in the west, Kharkiv in the northeast, Kryvyi Rih, Poltava, and Zaporizhzhia in the centre and Odesa in the south.
It comes as president Zelensky told world leaders at this year’s G20 summit they needed to step up actions to halt Russia’s attacks on Ukraine.
He said they could “save thousands of lives” by urging Moscow to withdraw from occupied territories.
“I am convinced now is the time when the Russian destructive war must and can be stopped.”
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