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Killer kids

Gangsters are hiring boys from juvenile homes as hitmen.

After spending five days in a juvenile home in Motihari, East Champaran district, in an illegal firearm case, a 16-year-old boy was granted leave to visit his 'ailing brother' in Patna on August 27. A day

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