Fully 5,000 people crossed into Hungary directly from Ukraine on Tuesday, while another 5,267 from Ukraine crossed from Romania, the national police headquarters said.
Police issued temporary residence permits valid for thirty days to 873 people, the police website said on Tuesday. Holders of such permits must contact a local immigration office near their place of residence within thirty days to apply for permanent documents, it added.
Budapest police received 284 refugees, 138 children among them, by train, according to the municipal police website.
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