Watch | All about the Belarus-Poland border crisis

A video explaining the ongoing border crisis between Belarus and Poland

Updated - November 17, 2021 01:18 pm IST

Published - November 17, 2021 01:03 pm IST

At the Belarus - Poland border, there has been a sudden surge of migrants, including women and children, causing tensions to rise between the two countries.

The migrants, estimated to be 2,000-4,000 in number, and mostly from West Asia, including Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, have made several attempts to cross over into Poland with the aim of seeking asylum in a European Union (EU) country. According to media reports, they were aided in their efforts by Belarusian border guards.

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