Muzaffarnagar:  A couple was allegedly attacked with an iron road, killing the wife and leaving the husband seriously injured, police said today.

Usha(60) was found dead with head injuries and her husband, Jai Bhagwan Bansal (63) seriously injured at their residence in Patel Nagar here, they said.

An iron rod was recovered from the sight, police said  adding, it is suspected to be a case of murder.

Bansal was rushed to hospital and his condition was  stated to be critical.

The reason behind the attack is yet to be ascertained and investigations are on, they added.

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