Sambhal: A 45-year-old woman was killed and her daughter injured while resisting robbers at their residence in Sainjana Muslim village in Gunnaur area of the district, police said today.
The incident took place last night when three unidentified men entered the house while the woman and her daughter were sleeping, they said.
The robbers managed to escape with some jewellery after brutally assaulting the mother-daughter duo when they shouted for help.
Both of them were rushed to a hospital where the woman died during treatment, police said.
Investigation in the matter is on. However no arrest has been made, they said.