Mumbai, Jan 31 (PTI) A 34-year-old woman and her daughter were found killed in a gruesome way at their house in Mahim of central Mumbai Thursday morning, the police said. Also Read - Brisbane Weather Forecast For 4th Test Day 3: Will Rain Play Spoilsport During India-Australia at Gabba, Starting Time

Tahsin Illias Hussain Sayyad and her two-and-a-half years old daughter Fatima were found with their throats slit inside their flat on the 10th floor of Diamond Apartment. Also Read - Live Cricket Score Ind vs Aus 4th Test Day 3 Today's Match Live Updates Gabba, Brisbane: Rahane-Pujara Eye Solid Start

The killing came to light when some neighbours noticed smoke coming out from an exhaust fan in the flat and alerted Tahsin’s husband Illias Hussain who works as a Jari (embroidery) worker in Wadala area, the police said. Also Read - Vaccination Drive Suspended in Maharashtra Till Monday Due to CoWin App Glitches

Illias rushed home, and as the latch of the main door was locked from inside, broke the door with the help of others to find his wife and daughter lying in a pool of blood.

Police are questioning several people and probe was on, said Subhash Suryavanshi, senior police inspector of Shahu Nagar police station.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.