Amritsar, Feb 1 (PTI) Three persons were killed and asmany seriously injured by unidentified assailants who usedsharp-edged weapons to attack a family, police said today.
The three injured, all of whom are female, werehospitalised with multiple deep cuts on their necks.
The assailants attacked the victims who were sleepingin their home at Khara village, nearly 30 kms from Amritsar,during the wee hours on Sunday night, police said.
The case seems to be a handiwork of professional hiredkillers and it may be over grabbing property of the victims,they said.
Police have ruled out robbery as the motive behind theattack since nothing was found stolen from the house.
The deceased have been identified as Gurjant Singh,Pritam Kaur and Surjit Singh, SSP Preetpal Singh said. PTICorr VJ