The number of Ukrainian refugees arriving in Hungary is still topping 10,000 each day.
According to the national police headquarters, 3,938 people crossed into Hungary directly from Ukraine on Monday, while another 6,140 from Ukraine crossed from Romania. Police issued temporary residence permits valid for 30 days to 485 people. Holders of such permits must contact a local immigration office near their place of residence within 30 days to apply for permanent documents. Budapest police received 354 refugees, 136 children among them, by train. Cooperating authorities have provided transport and accommodation for 12 people, 7 children among them, in and around Budapest. Refugees arriving on special train services at Kőbánya felső railway station, in eastern Budapest, were taken by bus to the BOK sports and events center serving as a humanitarian transit point.
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