Russian rocket lands in NATO Poland, kills 2: Report

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Two people in Poland are dead after two Russian missiles landed in the NATO nation near its border with Ukraine, The National’s Joyce Karam reported on Tuesday.

Karam, senior correspondent for The National, tweeted, “JUST IN: Two missiles reportedly hit Przewodow #Poland located on border with #Ukraine. Comes as Russia pounded Ukraine with missiles today. Local radio reports 2 fatalities. Poland is a NATO member.”

Mateusz Morawiecki, the Prime Minister of Poland, organized an emergency meeting with the Committee of the Council of Ministers for National Security and Defense Affairs Tuesday morning. Morawiecki called the gathering “a matter of urgency,” according to government spokesman Piotr Müller.

“The Prime Minister @MorawieckiM called as a matter of urgency the Committee of the Council of Ministers for National Security and Defense Affairs,” Müller tweeted, according to a translation of the post.

It is unclear why the rocket landed in Poland and comes amid Russia’s latest bombardment of Ukraine.  

This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates as more information becomes available.





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