Srinagar, Sep 2: A minor girl missing for past ten days was found dead in a forest area in Uri tehsil of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday, police said.
An official said that Muskan Jan (9), went missing from her home in Boniyar Uri on August 23.
The family sources said that Muskan Jan was playing with other children’s but did not return home.
The family and other neighbours started his search, however failed to trace her whereabouts.
On next day family registered a missing complaint with the police, they said.
Despite strenuous effort by police the minor girl could not traced.
Her body was spotted in the Trikanjan forests on Sunday morning, said the official, adding that a police team has been deputed to the area.