Mikaeel appeal to be publicised on billboards across UK

Mikaeel was discovered missing by his mother yesterday morning. Credit: PA Wire

Work is underway to publicise a missing person appeal for Mikaeel Kunar on digital billboards across the UK, the charity Missing People has confirmed.

The adverts are expected to go on display in areas such as train stations, shopping centres, as well as near motorways and at bus shelters.

Police are "deeply concerned" for the welfare of the three-year-old as the search enters its second day.

Read: Police description of missing three-year-old Mikaeel Kunar

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