New report of the Border Guard. There were dramatic scenes on the Polish-Belarusian border. “A group of aggressive men threw stones,” we read.
Border Guard officers once again had to deal with aggressive behavior of foreigners on the Polish-Belarusian border. However, thanks to their intervention on Monday, 22 people did not manage to enter Poland. 9 people also escaped deep into Belarus at the sight of patrols of SG Dubicze Cerkiewne and Białowieża (Podlaskie Voivodeship).
The day before – December 17 – 40 foreigners tried to cross the border, but they did not reach their destination. 21 people abandoned their plan as soon as they saw a Border Guard patrol in sight. That day, at the border near the village of Białowieża, migrants decided to resort to violence – they threw stones and tree branches at the officers – we read on X/Twitter.
Polish-Ukrainian border: nearly 50,000 people were processed. people
Border Guard officers also had their hands full on the Polish-Ukrainian border. They dismissed 21.5 thousand people. people who wanted to get from the war zone to Poland. And in the opposite direction, 27.9 thousand were processed.
On December 17, it was 23.6 thousand. people who were heading to Poland from Ukraine. 32.8 thousand were also sent the other way. people.
Polish-Slovak border: thousands of vehicles checked
Officers also carried out checks on the Polish-Slovak border. They stopped vehicles – a total of 6.4 thousand. They also checked 12.5 thousand people.
On Sunday, Border Guard officers also carried out activities. The officers then checked 4.3 thousand. cars and 9.6 thousand people.
Controls at the Polish-Slovak border have been ongoing since October 4. On December 1, the Border Guard Headquarters announced that temporary controls would last until January 2, 2024.
“Checks will continue to be carried out only at the entrance to Poland,” the services remind. It was explained that “the purpose of introducing border controls is to prevent illegal migration from the Balkan route,” we read.