A scout leader, an ex-police officer, a foster carer and a social service manager are among the 59 people arrested in Wales.
The six month long operation targeted people accessing indecent images of children online.
It has to date seen 660 arrests with more than 400 children across the UK safeguarded.
The arrests by Welsh police forces are as follows:
- Dyfed Powys Police - 7 arrests and 5 children protected
- Gwent Police - 14 arrests and 14 children protected
- South Wales Police - 30 arrests and 23 children protected
- North Wales Police - 8 arrests
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An overnight vigil is taking place this evening to commemorate 100 years since the bloodiest day in the history of the British Army.
The showers will ease overnight with a brisk wind around the coasts and relatively mild temperatures!
We visit two communities in the South Wales Valleys which are preparing to mark the commemorations