Explosion in Poland, missile attack – unofficial, a fighter has taken off
WARSAW ($1=4.59 Polish Zlotys) — An explosion occurred in the village of Perevodyv near the town of Hrubeszów in Poland. It is known that the incident took place on the territory of an agricultural holding. Local media reported two deaths.
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The published photos from the scene of the accident also show damaged agricultural machinery. At the moment, the Polish emergency services are confirming the fact of the explosion, for the moment there is no information about the cause.
“The reasons for this event are currently unknown. We received a report of an explosion in a dryer. In fact, upon arrival, we confirm that something like this has happened. Two people died on the spot. We are currently guarding the scene of the accident and illuminating the area of operation,” said the spokesman of the regional headquarters of the State Fire Service in Hrubeshov, senior captain Marcin Lebedovich.
We emphasize that the explosion occurred during a massive missile attack against Ukraine. Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki urgently convened the Committee of the Council of Ministers on National Security and Defense. Polish media reports that the Polish Air Force has lifted fighter jets from Tomaszow-Lubelski Airport. The military and the prosecutor’s office are working on the spot.
Visegrad24 writes: “The Polish Air Force has scrambled fighter jets from the airport in Tomaszów Lubelski. The Army and Prosecutor’s Office have arrived at the farm. The reports about the missile attack are unofficial but come from Radio Zet, a renowned Radio Station”.
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2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine
On 21 February 2022, the Russian government claimed that Ukrainian shelling had destroyed an FSB border facility on the Russia Ukraine border. Moscow also claimed that it had killed 5 Ukrainian soldiers who tried to cross into Russian territory. Ukraine denied being involved in both incidents and called them a false flag.
On the same day, the Russian government formally recognized the self-proclaimed DPR and LPR as independent states. According to Putin not only in their de-facto controlled areas, but the Ukrainian Oblasts as a whole. Putin ordered Russian troops, including tanks, to enter the regions.
On 24 February 2022, Putin ordered an invasion of Ukraine by Russian Armed Forces previously concentrated along the border. The invasion followed by targeted airstrikes of military buildings in the country. The invasion followed also by targeted tanks entering via Belarus border.
Russia has so far not recognized the invasion of Ukraine as a “war”, although that is exactly what it is, claiming that it is a “special military operation”. According to the UN, in which Russia has its permanent representation, for military action to be defined as a “special military operation”, it must have a resolution issued by the UN. There is no such resolution, which automatically defines the military actions of the Russians as an invasion and war against the citizens of Ukraine.
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