Seven girls of Bhangaha Municipality-8 in Mahottari district, who had been out of contact from Tuesday afternoon, were located in India on Wednesday.

They were rescued from a railway station at Sitamadhi district in Bihar state of India, according to District Police office, Mahottari.

The girls, aged between 10 to 18 years, had gone out to gather grass on Tuesday afternoon and did not return home. They went out of contact since then.

Ranjana Paswan, 10, Seema Paswan, 10, Jyoti Paswan, 13, Riya Paswan, 15, Rachana Paswan, 15, Nagina Paswan, 18, and Asmita Paswan, 18, had been missing.

Superintendent of Police (SP) Dinesh Acharya said that all the girls have been brought back after being rescued with the help and coordination of Indian police.

They will be handed over to their families today itself.

Further investigation into the case is underway, added police.