Poland, NATO say missile strike wasn’t a Russian attack

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Stoltenberg says preliminary analysis suggests the Poland missile incident was 'likely' caused by a Ukrainian air defense missile. Source: NATO TV via CNN Newsource

PRZEWODOW, Poland (AP) — NATO’s chief and the president of Poland say there are no indications that a missile that fell on Polish farmland and killed two people was a deliberate attack. They said that Ukraine likely launched the Soviet-era projectile as it was fending off a Russian air assault. Tuesday’s incident came as Russia launched missiles and exploding drones that savaged Ukraine’s power grid. Poland said the missile was Russian-made. U.S. President Joe Biden said it was “unlikely” that Russia fired it. Three U.S. officials said preliminary assessments suggested it was fired by Ukrainian forces at an incoming Russian missile. Ukraine’s president said he did not believe the missile was Ukrainian, and asked for more evidence.