The mayor of Chittoor town in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India has been killed by unknown attackers.
Police said that Katari Anuradha was shot and stabbed by at least three men wearing burkas.
Authorities said that her husband is in a critical condition with bullet and stab injuries.
Staff reported trying to stop the attacks which took place at the Chittoor Municipal Corporation office.
Police said that two people they believe were attackers turned themselves in but that they are searching for other assailants.
Authorities said that a motive to the killing is unclear at this time.