Ukraine war: Russia denies responsibility for Poland blast

US President Joe Biden has said it is “unlikely” that a missile that killed two people in Poland on Tuesday was fired from Russia.

Polish officials said the “Russian-made missile” landed in Przewodow, on the Ukrainian border.

Early reports had suggested Russia was to blame for the blast. Moscow denied the allegations.

Speaking from the G20 Summit in Bali, Mr Biden said “preliminary information” contested the reports.

The US President was speaking early on Wednesday morning, after several world leaders gathered on the side lines of the summit at an “emergency roundtable” to discuss the blast.

Among the attendees were President Biden, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, French President Emmanuel Macron and EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

Reports of the missiles falling in Poland – which is a Nato member – came after Russia launched a fresh wave of attacks across Ukraine on Tuesday, days after its troops were forced to leave Kherson.

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