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Police forces from 11 provinces were involved in the operation to break up a massive network that stole, bought and sold children in Henan province in central China and other provinces.
Revealing one of the biggest busts of its kind in years, officials said on Saturday that the group had targeted children in Yunnan and Sichuan provinces in China's southwest and transported them to other provinces for sale.
The exact date of the police operation, which was the result of a six-month investigation, is not known.
Child abduction is a major problem in China, where such police operations have become regular occurrences as authorities crack down on child trafficking.
Strict family planning laws, a traditional preference for boys, ignorance of the law, poverty and illicit profits drive a thriving market in babies and children.