In North-East Delhi's Mansarovar Park area, two men barged into a house and attacked a woman and her daughter with bullets after which the mother died on the spot and the injured daughter is said to be in a critical condition.
After the incident, they escaped on a motorcycle.
Delhi Police said, "Shama Khan died on the spot, while her daughter Mehak was admitted to the Swami Dayanand Hospital by the police. Mehak has now been shifted to Safdarjung Hospital. Shama Khan lived with her family on the fourth floor on rent in G Block of Mansarovar Park. Shama lived separately from her husband. She had three daughters in the family."
"The whole family was at home on Monday night. At around 7.30 pm, a person went to her house to install internet when two crooks entered the house. They attacked Mehak. When Shama came to save her daughter, the men also shot her," the Delhi Police added.
Police are investigating the matter. Further details are awaited.
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