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Two Bristol men face sexual exploitation charges

Two men have been charged with offences including rape relating to the sexual exploitation of children in Bristol.

Mohammed Dahir, 21, faces a total of three charges. Jusef Abdirizak, 19, faces one charge.

Both men appeared at Bristol Magistrates' Court and were remanded in custody until 28 November when they will appear at Bristol Crown Court.

They are the seventh and eighth men to be charged as part of Operation Brooke, Avon and Somerset Police said.

Mr Dahir, of Easton, Bristol, has been charged with one count of rape of a girl aged between 13 and 15, one count of causing/inciting a child aged 13 to 17 to prostitution and one count of aiding/abetting rape of a girl under 13.

Mr Abdirizak, of Knowle, Bristol, has been charged with one count of rape of a girl aged between 13 and 15.

Operation Brooke is Avon and Somerset Police's "ongoing investigating" into the sexual exploitation of children in Bristol.

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