`Burglary' left two jewellers dead in shop

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POLICE are investigating a suspected bungled robberywhich left two jewellers dead at their shop in Lancashire.

Tony Karim and his wife, who has not been named, were discovered by their son Shabir yesterday afternoon at their jewellery store in Preston.

It was suggested at the scene that Mr Karim and his wife were attacked with a knife and a hammer, although police have refused to confirm the weapons used in the attack.

A statement released later by the Lancashire Constabulary said: "Police in Preston are investigating a suspicious incident in Preston town centre this afternoon in which two people were found dead."