MARDAN - The body of a young girl was found in a field in the limits of Par Hoti Police Station on Friday late night, sources said.

They said that unidentified persons had killed a young girl and dumped her body in the field. Acting on a tip-off, the police reached there and shifted the body to the District Headquarters Hospital in Mardan for autopsy. Identity of the body could not be ascertained.

Police registered case against unknown accused and started investigations.