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Child labourers rescued

ALLAHABAD NOV. 24. Ten children working as bonded labour were freed from a carpet-manufacturing unit by district officials yesterday, officials said here today.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of labour officers raided the unit in Paklor village and rescued the children, aged between eight and 14, from the clutches of one Panchu Yadav. Panchu Yadav has been arrested, while his brother Shivadhar Yadav managed to escape. The labourers, hailing from Jharkhand, have been sent to a children's home at Koraon. — PTI