Three of a family are shot dead in the village of Haryana

CHANDIGARH: Three members of a family were gunned down during the early hours of Saturday in the village here in.

Hoshiyar Singh and his wife Urmila were gunned down in their house, while Hoshiyar Singh's brother, Balbir Singh, was also shot at his home at the same time.

The incident occurred at 3.30 am. The police, including SP and DSP, have been taken to the scene.

Since the incident is said to be the result of an old enmity of Hoshiyar Singh's family, additional security personnel have been deployed in the village.

Forensic and ballistic experts were examining the place to determine the circumstances in which the crime was committed.

The bodies would be taken to the civil hospital for autopsy, police said.