Nearly 600 police took part on Thursday in an operation aimed at quelling the disturbances at a guarded refugee centre in Wedrzyn, western Poland, a spokesman for the Lubuskie province police said on Friday.
A Polish soldier has been injured during an attack by a group of nearly 200 migrants on the border with Belarus, a spokeswoman for the Border Guard said on Friday.
A group of about 100 migrants has torn down and destroyed a fence as well as broken windows at a refugee centre in Wędrzyn, western Poland, a spokeswoman for the Border Guard has said on Thursday.
Forty Belarusian citizens, persecuted in their country, have been granted humanitarian visas in Poland, a spokesperson for the Border Guard announced on Thursday.
Several groups of migrants, including one consisting of some 200 people, carried out attempts to break through the Polish border from Belarus on Friday afternoon, Polish border guard have reported.
Belarus’s border guard has said Polish security forces are in “no danger” while guarding the Belarusian border.
The Polish Border Guard has threatened Belarus with the closure of a freight rail crossing unless its Belarusian counterparts remove migrants from the Kuznica border crossing.
Poland's Sejm (lower house) on Wednesday passed amendments to Poland's border laws in response to the on-going migrant crisis on its border with Belarus.
A Polish Border Guard spokesperson has said migrants being bused away from a Belarusian border camp near the Polish village of Kuznica may be being relocated to other areas on the border.
Two groups of migrants tried to force their way through the Polish border with Belarus, the Polish Border Guard reported on Tuesday morning.