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HAFIZABAD

The headless body of a 22-year-old girl was found lying in a field in village Tahli Goraya here on Tuesday.

The villagers spotted the dead body in a field and informed the police which took the dead body into custody and launched a search for its head. After frantic efforts, the police succeeded in recovering head of the deceased girl from another field. The police have shifted the dead body to DHQ hospital morgue for autopsy. Identity of the deceased could not be ascertained till filling of this report.

According to police source, it seems the young girl has been mercilessly murdered for honour. However, the police have registered a case against unidentified accused.

Meanwhile, a minor boy was killed and five others including two women were seriously injured when roof of their house caved in due to rain here.

Bilal Ahmad along with his family members was asleep in his house in Dera Shabbirwala (Sukheke) when roof of the house collapsed. As a result he along with Muhammad Ramzan, Sakina Bibi, Muhammad Javed and Rani Bibi buried under the debris. However, the villagers rushed to the spot and pulled them out from under the debris but his 4-year-old son Muhammad Javed died.