Poland accepts 3.98 mln refugees since war in Ukraine started

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Since February 24, when Russia invaded Ukraine, 3.98 million people have crossed the Polish-Ukrainian border into Poland, the Border Guard (SG) tweeted on Saturday morning.

According to the SG, on Friday, Border Guard officers carried out around 24,700 border checks on people entering Poland from Ukraine, and by 7:00 a.m. on Saturday the number of arrivals had reached around 7,700 people.

The Border Guard also said that on Friday 24,600 people had left Poland for Ukraine.

On Friday, the SG reported that 1.97 million people had left Poland for Ukraine in total since the start of the war.