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Woman, minor daughter murdered in Delhi

PTI  New Delhi, February 21, 2013
First Published: 18:34 IST(21/2/2013) | Last Updated: 18:36 IST(21/2/2013)

A woman and her minor daughter were murdered inside their west Delhi residence this afternoon, with police suspecting the role of someone known to the victims behind the crime.

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The incident was reported from Rohini Sector 1 in Outer Delhi at around 2:15pm. The victims have been identified as Yasmin, 34, and her 5-year-old daughter Sufia.

Investigators suspect that a relative or someone known to the victims was behind the incident. "There was no ransacking inside the house," a police official said.

The assailants also tried to burn the woman after slitting her throat, the police official said. Yasmin was found dead on the floor of a room, while her daughter's body lay on the bed.


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