Poland accepts 5.3 mln refugees since war in Ukraine started
Since February 24, when Russia invaded Ukraine, around 5.3 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 24,600 border checks on people entering Poland from Ukraine, and by 7:00 a.m. on Saturday the number of arrivals had reached around 6,300 people.
The Border Guard also said that nearly 3.41 million people had left Poland for Ukraine since the beginning of the war. On Friday around 25,400 people crossed the border from Poland to Ukraine.