Jammu, June 9 -- Two minor girls were allegedly raped by two men in a forest area in Udhampur district, police said on Saturday.

The police identified the accused as Dalip Kumar and Ravinder Kumar, both residents of Panchound.

According to the police, the girls aged 16 and 17, were on their way home from a school picnic when they were accosted by the accused who allegedly raped them in a forest on Friday evening, a police spokesman said.

The spokesman said the girls were lying unconscious in the forest area throughout the night and were recovered by the police upon getting information Saturday morning.

The girls were shifted to a hospital in Ramnagar for treatment, he said, adding that a case under relevant sections of law was registere...