Fully 4,448 people crossed into Hungary directly from Ukraine on Monday, while another 3,113 from Ukraine crossed from Romania, the national police headquarters said.
Police issued temporary residence permits valid for thirty days to 294 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 339 refugees, 135 children among them, arriving by train, according to the municipal police website.
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