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POLICE: OVER 8,500 REFUGEES ARRIVE FROM UKRAINE ON THURSDAY

 

Fully 5,283 people crossed into Hungary directly from Ukraine on Thursday, while another 3,359 from Ukraine crossed from Romania, the national police headquarters (ORFK) said. Police issued temporary residence permits valid for thirty days to 202 people, ORFK told MTI. Holders of such permits must contact a local immigration office near their place of residence within thirty days to apply for permanent documents, it added. Budapest police received 224 refugees, 97 children among them, arriving by train, ORFK said on Thursday.