The murder was allegedly committed by a family member, police said.
Buxar: A woman and her two children were hacked to death by a family member at a village in Buxar district of Bihar, the police said on Sunday.
The incident took place when Bishambhar Paswan (20) attacked his elder brother's wife Dulawati Devi (34) and her children Amit Paswan (8) and Ragini (1) with a sharp-edged weapon in a fit of rage last night, Brahmpur police station in-charge Dayanand Singh said.
The motive behind the murder was under investigation.
The accused fled from the village after committing the crime, the police officer said.