Over 6.81 mln refugees have entered Poland since war in Ukraine started

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Since February 24, when Russia invaded Ukraine, more than 6.81 million people have crossed the Polish-Ukrainian border into Poland, the Border Guard (SG) tweeted on Thursday morning.

According to the SG, on Wednesday Border Guard officers carried out around 22,600 border checks on people entering Poland from Ukraine, and by 7:00 a.m. on Thursday the number of arrivals had reached around 7,600 people.

The Border Guard also said that over 5.03 million people had left Poland for Ukraine since the beginning of the war. On Wednesday, around 22,800 people crossed the border from Poland to Ukraine.