Detectives reinvestigating claims of historic child abuse in North Wales have received 140 new allegations since November, a progress report on the inquiry showed.
A public report on Operation Pallial revealed there had been 76 new complainants making allegations of historic child abuse linked to 18 care homes across North Wales.
The alleged offences, against boys and girls aged between seven and 19, are believed to have taken place between 1963 and 1992.
It is claimed a total of 84 individuals, 75 male and nine female, were responsible for the abuse and of those 16 have been named by more than one complainant.
North Wales Police have asked Keith Bristow, National Crime Agency, to continue an independent investigation into the allegations.
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