Thousands more refugees continue to arrive in Hungary.
According to the national police headquarters, 4,596 people crossed into Hungary directly from Ukraine on Sunday, while another 6,826 from Ukraine crossed from Romania. Police issued temporary residence permits valid for 30 days to 679 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 675 refugees, 251 children among them, by train. Meanwhile, the municipal government office of Budapest said staff at the BOK sports and events center serving as a humanitarian transit point had helped 408 refugees on Sunday, accommodating 103 of whom stayed overnight.
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