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A STUDY into missing migrant children has discovered thousands have gone missing.

Lead author of the report Dr Karen Shalev Greene, director of the Centre for the Study of Missing Persons at the University of Portsmouth, found 10,000 of 23,000 unaccompanied migrant children vanished.

The disappeared within hours after being registered on arrival in Europe in 2014.

Only a handful have since been found, the report concluded.