US navy’s assertion comes amid experiences of a lethal explosion that killed a minimum of two folks on Poland’s border with Ukraine
The US navy are “conscious” of experiences about Russian missiles supposedly hitting Polish territory and killing two folks however haven’t any proof to substantiate them, Pentagon spokesman Air Power Brigadier Common Patrick Ryder informed reporters on Tuesday.
“I can inform you that we haven’t any data at the moment to corroborate these experiences and are trying into this additional,” Ryder mentioned, vowing to offer an replace on the scenario when the US is best knowledgeable concerning the incident.
When pressed by journalists on an earlier AP report, citing a US intelligence official and claiming it was Russian missiles that had struck Poland, Ryder as soon as once more insisted that the Pentagon has “no data to corroborate” such experiences however is “trying into it.”
His feedback got here as Poland’s authorities convened an emergency assembly to debate an incident that noticed a minimum of two folks killed within the Polish city of Przewodow within the Lublin area, not removed from the border with Ukraine. Some media then claimed the blast, which hit a grain drier, was attributable to a “stray missile” strike.
The Polish authorities didn’t verify these experiences, whereas authorities spokesman Piotr Mueller known as on media and the general public “to not publish unconfirmed data.”
The incident occurred amid a large-scale missile assault that Russia launched at Ukraine. The Ukrainian Vitality Minister German Galushenko known as it the “most huge shelling of [Ukraine’s] power system for the reason that starting of the conflict.” President Vladimir Zelensky earlier mentioned that a minimum of 85 missiles had been launched at Ukraine.
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