Over 1 million people have fled Ukraine for Poland since invasion, say officials

People escaping bombardment of cities such as Mariupol include 142,300 crossing border on Sunday alone

Ukraine – Russia war: latest updatesWhat we know on day 12 of the invasion

A total of about 1.06 million Ukrainians have fled to Poland since the start of the Russian invasion on 24 February, including 142,300 on Sunday, the Polish border guard has said.

“Traffic on the Polish-Ukrainian border is growing, today at 7am, 42,000 people arrived in Poland from Ukraine,” the border guard tweeted on Monday.

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