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Motorist allegedly plows into Polish embassy in DC amid tensions with Russia


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A motorist reportedly drove a auto into the Polish embassy in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday night.

A passerby claimed she did not witness the function but “read a massive boom and observed smoke” from her apartment. The witness went on to say that the driver was continue to alive, as was the driver of one more car that was included in the wreck.

The trigger of the wreck remained unclear, but the Metropolitan Law enforcement Section of the District of Columbia advised WHD News Electronic that the U.S. Solution Provider experienced taken about the investigation into the incident. The U.S. Mystery Support did not instantly react to request for remark.

Two Polish Air Force Russian made MiG 29's fly above and below two Polish Air Force U.S. made F-16's fighter jets during the Air Show in Radom, Poland, on Aug. 27, 2011.

Two Polish Air Force Russian built MiG 29’s fly above and down below two Polish Air Power U.S. made F-16’s fighter jets for the duration of the Air Clearly show in Radom, Poland, on Aug. 27, 2011.
(WHD Photograph/Alik Keplicz, File)

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The crash came amid reviews that the United States is sending two Patriot area-to-air missile batteries to Poland amid tensions with Russia.

Poland provided to give its complete fleet of MiG-29 fighter jets to the U.S. in exchange for a prospect to buy American F-16s as section of a offer to bolster the Ukrainian air drive while upgrading the Poles’ with NATO plane.

Polish Air Force MiG-29 pilot Adrian Rojek performs during the Radom Air Show at an airport in Radom, Poland Aug. 23, 2015. 

Polish Air Pressure MiG-29 pilot Adrian Rojek performs throughout the Radom Air Clearly show at an airport in Radom, Poland Aug. 23, 2015. 
(REUTERS/Kacper Pempel)

“The authorities of the Republic of Poland, just after consultations concerning the President and the Government, are ready to deploy – straight away and absolutely free of demand – all their MIG-29 jets to the Ramstein Air Foundation and spot them at the disposal of the Federal government of the United States of The united states,” the Polish International Ministry mentioned in a assertion Tuesday.

“At the identical time, Poland requests the United States to provide us with applied aircraft with corresponding operational abilities. Poland is ready to straight away set up the ailments of invest in of the planes.”

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The Poles also requested any other NATO member nations that have MiGs of their own take comparable action. These may perhaps incorporate Bulgaria and Slovakia.

WHD News’ Michael Ruiz contributed to this report.

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