Allahabad, Oct 6 (UNI) Masked men bludgeoned to death an elderly couple in the Soraun area here.
The murderers barged into the house of one Pavan Kumar at village Malak Harihar last night to commit robbery.
On being opposed, the miscreants hit hard on Kumar and his wife's head with an iron rod.
Irked over the incident, a mob blocked the Pratapgarh-Allahabad highway, leading to a trafficjam.
The jam could only be cleared after senior officials reached the spot and assured action against the killers.
A manhunt had been launched.