On Saturday at 3 pm, Polish military personnel successfully concluded a ground search of the area where a Russian missile reportedly breached Polish airspace on Friday, as announced by the Operational Command of the Armed Forces (DORSZ).
DORSZ disclosed on the X platform that nearly 500 soldiers from the Territorial Defence Force (WOT) participated in the search, focusing on the eastern Lubelskie province. Importantly, DORSZ conveyed that no additional actions were planned following the completion of the search operation.
According to DORSZ, the exhaustive search yielded no discoveries “that might threaten the safety of Lubelskie residents.” The statement emphasized that the situation was under control, and there were no apparent risks to the local population.
Expressing gratitude, DORSZ extended thanks to the WOT troops for their “preparedness and professionalism” during the operation. Additionally, acknowledgment was given to the understanding and cooperation displayed by the local residents throughout the search process.
The General Staff of the Armed Forces had reported on Friday that at 7:12 am local time, an unidentified aerial object breached Polish airspace, originating from the direction of the Ukrainian border. The object spent nearly three minutes within Polish territory, with the General Staff confirming its identification as a Russian cruise missile, as posted on X.