Russian missiles cross into NATO member Poland, kills 2: senior US intel official

According to multiple news media sources, Russian missiles flew over NATO territory and killed two people in Poland on Tuesday, a senior United States intelligence official told the Associated Press.

  • FOX NEWS – 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.”
  • CNN – In the wake of the incident, the NATO member will increase the combat readiness of some troops and is considering activating Article 4 of the NATO military alliance treaty, officials said.
  • HINDUSTAN TIMES – NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said it was important to find out the facts about what caused a deadly “explosion” in Poland after holding talks with Poland President Andrzej Duda.
  • THE GUARDIAN – Warsaw did not mention article 5 of the treaty, which states that an armed attack on one member is an attack on all, and which would be the most likely mechanism of escalation to a war between Nato and Russia.