The Border Guard informs that on Sunday evening (November 28), a group of foreigners tried to break into Poland in the vicinity of Mielnik (Podlasie). 92 people tried to cross the border all day long.
Polish services detained 33 migrants who tried to cross the border illegally, the Ministry of National Defense informed on Monday. As it was added, the trial took place in Mielnik.
“Belarusian services damage the fence at the border almost every night to allow migrants to illegally cross to the Polish side. Today such an attempt took place in Mielnik. Polish services detained 33 migrants who tried to cross the border illegally,” the Ministry informed on Monday (November 29). National Defense.
In the video published by the Ministry of National Defense on Twitter, we see Polish soldiers repairing the fence. They were also supported by policemen.
92 attempts last night
On the last day there were 92 attempts to illegally cross the border from Belarus to Poland, the Border Guard announced on Monday. It was added that the Border Guard officers issued seven decisions to leave the territory of the Republic of Poland.
“Last day, ie on November 28, 92 people tried to cross the Polish-Belarusian border. Border Guard officers issued 7 decisions to leave the territory of the Republic of Poland. In the section protected by the Border Guard Post in Mielnik, a group of 33 foreigners forcibly forced the border with the support of Belarusian services,” she announced on Monday. Twitter Border Guard.
From the beginning of the year, the Border Guard has recorded almost 40,000. attempts to illegally cross the Polish-Belarusian border. Most, because over 17 thousand. trials were recorded in October.
A state of emergency is ongoing
From September 2, due to the migratory pressure in the border zone with Belarus in 183 localities in the voivodeship In Podlasie and Lublin regions, a state of emergency is in force. It was introduced for 30 days under the ordinance of President Andrzej Duda issued at the request of the Council of Ministers. The Seym agreed to extend the state of emergency for another 60 days, that is until the end of November.
By the middle of next year, under a special act, a steel fence will be erected on the border with Belarus, topped with barbed wire and enriched with electronic devices. The 180 km long and 5.5 m high dam will be built in Podlasie. Along the border, motion sensors, day and night cameras will be installed. The Bug is a natural dam in the Lublin region.
“The Border Guard officers issued 7 decisions to leave the territory of the Republic of Poland” – the Border Guard announces.
A group of migrants was forcing the border near Mielnik in Siemiatycze poviat
Main photo source: Podlasie Police