| 14 April 2024, Sunday |

Poland to bolster security on border with Belarus, interior minister says

Interior Minister Mariusz Kaminski announced on Sunday that Poland will send 500 police officers to its border with Belarus.

On Saturday, 187 persons allegedly attempted to enter Poland illegally from Belarus, according to the Polish Border Guard.

“Due to the tense situation on the border with Belarus I have decided to bolster our forces with 500 Polish police officers from preventive and counter-terrorism units,” Kaminski wrote on Twitter.

“They will join 5,000 border guards and 2,000 soldiers guarding the security of this border.”

  • Reuters