An old woman and her daughter were shot dead by miscreants at Gabachhara village in Kaptai upazila of Rangamati early Tuesday, reports UNB.
The deceased are Mra Song Khoi Marma, 60, and her daughter Mesangnu Marma, 29, of the village.
Chandraghona police station officer-in-charge Ashraf Uddin said miscreants swooped on the house of Mra Song and opened fire at them during their sleep, leaving them dead on the spot.
On information, police and army personnel recovered the bodies and sent those to local hospital morgue for autopsy.
The motive behind the killing could not be known yet.