Military conscript killed in shooting by motorcyclist
YOUM7 (Archive)

CAIRO: One military conscript was killed and three others were injured in a shooting on their bus in East Cairo’s al-Matariya district on Thursday, military and police sources told Youm7 Thursday.

Two unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle reportedly shot at the back of the bus and then fled the area. Criminal investigations and the military police are inspecting the site of the shooting and the victims were admitted into the nearby Zaitoun Hospital, according to Youm7.

On Feb. 28, a police officer was shot dead by unidentified assailants on a motorcycle in Dakahlia governorate.

In Sharqia governorate, two assailants riding a motorcycle shot two officers on March 9. The two officers survived, while one of the assailants was killed after the police pursued them and his partner escaped.

Reporting by Mohamed Tantawi.

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