Polish border guard officer sustains head injury after migrants attempt to storm border

A Polish border guard officer was hospitalized with a head injury after migrants attempted to storm the Belarusian-Polish border yesterday, the Polish Border Guard Service reported on Twitter.

Polish Border Guard Service. Photo: Straz_Graniczna / Twitter

Foreigners reportedly stormed the border near Cheremcha and Szudziałowo, throwing firecrackers and rocks in the direction of Polish border guards. As a result, a Polish officer suffered a head injury and was hospitalized.

All in all, before 7 a.m., on January 9, Polish border guards detained 33 migrants, who had illegally tried to cross the border. On Saturday, January 8, there were 10 of them.

Poland imposed a state of emergency along the Belarusian border on September 2 because of the migration crisis. It is still in effect.