“Yesterday, i.e. on January 12, 16 people tried to cross the Polish-Belarusian border illegally. This month there were 391 attempts to illegally cross the border from Belarus to Poland. Tonight, in the section of the Polish Border Guard Cheremcha, Belarusian services threw stones at Polish patrols. Nobody was hurt,” the Border Guard wrote on Twitter.
“Although Iraqis still dominate the numbers of foreigners trying to cross the border, citizens of other countries appear more and more often,”...see more
Moreover, the 28-year-old Syrian woman detained near Michałów on Tuesday, turned out to be healthy and refused to apply for international protection in Poland; she wanted to return to Belarus, the spokeswoman of the Border Guard, Lieutenant Anna Michalska said on Thursday.
Some Polish media wrote about a Syrian citizen on Wednesday evening, criticising Polish services and stressing that she was in poor health. However, according to the Border Guard spokeswoman, after a checkup the doctors decided that her condition was good and there was no need to leave her in the hospital.
Last year, the Border Guard recorded 39,700 attempts to illegally cross the Polish-Belarusian border. In December, there were over 1,700 attempts, 8,900 in November, 17,500 in October, 7,700 in September, and 3,500 in August.
Wczoraj tj.12.01 granicę🇵🇱🇧🇾próbowało nielegalnie przekroczyć 16 osób.— Straż Graniczna (@Straz_Graniczna) January 13, 2022
W tym miesiącu było 391 prób nielegalnego przekroczenia granicy z🇧🇾do🇵🇱.
Dziś w nocy na odcinku #PSGCzeremcha służby białoruskie rzucały kamieniami w polskie patrole. Nikt nie doznał obrażeń. pic.twitter.com/XP3CtHLuyB