India is using facial-recognition to reunite missing children with their families

Mansi, 7, poses with a photograph of her missing three-year-old sister Muskaan inside their house in New Delhi April 28, 2013. Muskaan went missing while playing in the neighbourhood on October 30, 2010, according to her family. Between January 1 and May 8, 2013, 725 children in Delhi were reported missing and are untraced, according to data from India's Zonal Integrated Police Network website. Picture taken April 28, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY CRIME LAW TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) ATTENTION EDITORS: PICTURE 17 of 17 FOR PACKAGE 'INDIA'S MISSING CHILDREN' SEARCH 'DELHI CHILDREN' FOR ALL - LM2E958130E01

Biometric tech has helped police identify 3,000 lost children in just four days. Image: REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal

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