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Child Trafficking: Childline Rescues 23 Children From Different Parts Of Bhubaneswar

**Bhubaneswar:** The Bhubaneswar Childline today rescued as many as 23 children, including three girls, who were being trafficked through the Capital City to Tamil Nadu and Hyderabad.

According to preliminary reports, 19 minor boys nad girls were rescued from the Railway Station and four from petty hotels in the City.

Out of the rescued children five belong to West Bengal. Among the rest, two are from Ganjam,, one from Kendrapada, six from Jajpur, two from Angul, four from Mayurbhanj, one from Bhadrak and three from Khurda districts.

The children were produced before the Khurda Child Welfare Committee which has ordered a probe and shifted the minors to three shelter homes here.

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