The body was sent for postmortem and a search was on to trace her parents.
Muzaffarnagar: The body of a newborn girl was found abandoned in a garbage dump in Makki locality here, police said on Thursday.
After some passersby spotted it, they informed the police about it. The body was sent for postmortem, they said, adding a search was on to trace her parents.
Two incidents of girls being abandoned were reported recently in the neighbouring Shamli district. On October 2, a newborn girl was found abandoned in some fields in Banat town and she was later taken to a hospital.
In Jalalabad town, a newborn baby was found lying in a jungle. She was rushed to a hospital where she was declared dead.