Sri Lankan scouts among 13 reported missing in Britain
UK: Thirteen scouts including several Sri Lankans who came to Britain
for the 100th anniversary of the international youth movement have
disappeared, police said.
“Since the start of the Jamboree, we’ve had 13 people reported
missing,” an Essex Police spokesman said, referring to the centenary
celebrations of scouting that took place in Chelmsford, east of London,
“We are concerned for their safety and welfare but there are no
suspicious circumstances surrounding them. They are all here legally.”
The visitors are from countries including Bangladesh, Uganda and
Nigeria and aged between 12 and 24, he added.
London, Friday, AFP