Varanasi: Two persons were killed and one injured when an unidentified person opened fire at them at a mall here on Wednesday evening, police said. The assailant fled the crime scene as frightened people ran for cover. The deceased are said to be shopkeepers who ran a garment shop at the JHV Mall. The injured have been rushed to a medical facility where their condition is stated to be serious. The police have started a probe and are checking CCTV footage while main entry and exit points in the area have been sealed.
More details are awaited.