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Poland to give state funeral to two men killed in blast near Ukrainian border: report

17.11.2022 15:00
Poland will give a state funeral to two men killed in a blast in a village in the southeast of the country, an incident believed to have been caused by a stray Ukrainian air defense missile, private broadcaster RMF FM reported on Thursday.
Polish emergency services in Przewodów.
Polish emergency services in Przewodów.Photo: PAP/Wojtek Jargiło

According to RMF FM, the Polish Prime Minister's Office has proposed to cover the costs of the funeral during talks with the families of the two men, who were killed on Tuesday in the tragic incident in the village of Przewodów near the Ukrainian border.

The details of the ceremonies are being kept under wraps for now due to the privacy of the families, RMF FM reported.

One-off allowances have been paid to the families of the deceased. The Polish government has also launched a procedure for granting them special pensions, the broadcaster said.

Polish President Andrzej Duda was set to visit Przewodów later on Thursday to meet with the families of the victims, according to officials.


Source: RMF FM