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Over 500 migrant labourers rescued


OST Bureau
Nuapada, Dec 19:

The Nuapada district administration, with the help of the local police, rescued over 500 migrant labourers from Khariar Road railway station on Thursday afternoon.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of local police and senior district officials raided the railway station and rescued the labourers.

The rescued labourers belonging to Nuapada, Bargarh and Chhattisgarh were being taken to Faizabad in Uttar Pradesh by some brokers to work there as migrant labourers, police said.

More details are awaited.