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The girl was found missing at the Nagpur railway station in 2016 and later, she was reunited with her family.

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An image of a girl at a railway station is being shared on Facebook saying that she was found missing at the Hyderabad railway station. In the post, it was also being asked to share that information so that she can be reunited with her parents. Let’s try to check the authenticity of the claim.

The archived version of the post can be found here.

Claim: Image of a girl found missing at the Hyderabad railway station.

Fact: The girl in the image is Avani and she was found missing at the Nagpur railway station in 2016. She was reunited with her family within minutes after the railway officials shared her picture on social media. So, the claim is FALSE.

When the image in the post was subjected to Google reverse image search technique, an ‘India Tv’ article was found in the search results. From the article, it was found that the girl in the image is Avani and she was found missing at the Nagpur railway station. In the article, it was mentioned that the girl was reunited with her family within minutes after the railway officials shared her picture on social media. This incident was found to have taken place in May 2016. The same information can also be read in the ‘Indian Express’ article that carried a story about the incident.

To conclude, the girl was found missing at the Nagpur railway station in 2016 and later, she was reunited with her family.

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