10,000 refugee children are missing, says Europol

The EU’s criminal intelligence agency warns pan-European gangs are targeting minors for sex work and slavery. (The Guardian)

The group ‘Save the Children‘ says some 26,000 child migrants arrived in Europe last year without any family. (Vatican Radio)

“It’s not unreasonable to say that we’re looking at 10,000-plus children. Not all of them will be criminally exploited; some might have been passed on to family members. We just don’t know where they are, what they’re doing or whom they are with,” says Europol’s chief of staff, Brian Donald. (Russia Today)