Bhadohi: Twenty five child laborers who were employed as workers at a carpet factory in the district, were today rescued by police and local administration, a senior officer said here.

A team led by sub divisional magistrate Umakant Triathi raided a carpet factory this morning and rescued 25 child laborers, District Magistrate Narendram Shanker Pandey said. Three persons were arrested during raid, he added.

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Bhadohi is known by the name of 'Carpet city' as it is home to one of the largest hand-knit carpet weaving industry hubs in South Asia.