Poland also stated that the incident occurred during “massive shelling, which lasted for more hours, on the entire territory of Ukraine and its basic infrastructure by the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.”
On November 15, Polish media reported that two rockets hit Polish territory in Lublinskie County, which borders Ukraine. According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, there were no strikes targeting the Ukrainian-Polish border area.
The Russian Defense Ministry denied any involvement in the strikes. “No Russian means of destruction were used against targets along the Ukrainian-Polish state border,” it added in a statement.
In the aftermath of the blast in the country’s east near the Ukrainian border, Polish President Andrzej Duda spoke to both US President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.
President Joseph Biden, Jr. spoke with Polish President Andrzej Duda earlier this evening and conveyed his heartfelt condolences for the loss of life in eastern Poland. President Duda summarized Poland’s ongoing investigation into the incident, which occurred near the country’s border with Ukraine,” in a statement, the White House said
Biden stressed the United States’ unwavering support and assistance for the Polish investigation, as well as its unwavering commitment to NATO.
In a tweet, British Prime Minister Sunak reiterated the UK’s solidarity with Poland and expressed his grief for the victims. He also stated that the UK will maintain constant contact and coordination with its NATO allies.