Russian missiles cross into NATO member Poland, kill 2: senior US intelligence official

Biden has promised to defend ‘every inch’ of NATO territory

By Liz Friden , Caitlin McFall | Fox News

Windows of an apartment building are illuminated during a blackout in central Kyiv, Ukraine, Nov. 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Kravchenko)

Russian missiles flew over NATO territory and killed two people in Poland on Tuesday, a senior U.S. intelligence official told the Associated Press.

The Polish government has not immediately confirmed the report, but one spokesman, Piotr Muller, told the publication that top leaders were holding an emergency meeting over the “crisis situation.”

Two people were reportedly killed after a projectile struck an area where grain was drying in the village of Przewodów, near the Ukrainian border.

Fox News could not immediately reach the Polish defense ministry for confirmation on the strikes.

A NATO official told Fox News that it is “looking into these reports and closely coordinating with our Ally Poland.”

The Pentagon told reporters that it was taking the reports “seriously and looking into them” as well.

“Right now, we are aware of the press reporting on this, and we have no information at this time to corroborate those reports,” Pentagon press secretary Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder said. “I don’t want to speculate or get into hypotheticals when it comes to our security commitments.”

“We’ve been crystal clear that we will defend every inch of NATO territory,” he said in reference to Article 5 of the NATO treaty wherein an attack against one NATO country is considered an attack against all members of the alliance.

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