A girl, said to be from Bellary city, was found lying in an unconscious state with multiple injuries, near Devaragudda village, a pilgrim centre, in Alur taluk, Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh.

According to police sources, the girl, along with her friends, including two girls and three boys, had gone to the Malleshwara temple at Devaragudda on Wednesday. After that the girl was found in an unconscious state with injuries. Passersby noticed the girl on Thursday morning and informed the police. Halharavi police of Alur taluk went to the spot and admitted her to hospital.

During the preliminary inquiry, the girl identified herself and said that she had gone with her friends to the temple but could not give more details because of her poor health condition. The others accompanying her are missing.