Some 22,000 children considered missing in Turkey
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 14/ Trend A. Taghiyeva /
According to the Turkish statistics data, some 27,000 children were missing in the country from 2008 to 2011, CNN Turk TV channel said today. Some 16,200 of this number are girls.
According to the statistics, only 5700 children were found.
Turkish Interior Minister Idris Naim Sahin has refuted the data obtained from the Statistics Institute of the country, calling them inaccurate. He said that only 1000 children are considered missing in the country.
Inaccuracy in this issue occurred because not all the found children were officially registered, the minister said.