Fully 3,938 people crossed into Hungary directly from Ukraine on Monday, while another 6,140 from Ukraine crossed from Romania, the national police headquarters said.
Police issued temporary residence permits valid for thirty days to 485 people, the police website said. Holders of such permits must contact a local immigration office near their place of residence within thirty days to apply for permanent documents, it said. Budapest police received 354 refugees, 136 children among them, by train, according to the municipal police website. Cooperating authorities have provided transport and accommodation for 12 people, 7 children among them, in and around Budapest, the website said. Refugees arriving on special train services at Kőbánya felső railway station, in eastern Budapest, were taken by bus to the BOK sports and events centre serving as a humanitarian transit point.