Update: Masked men shot dead 4 policemen south of Giza

CAIRO: Unknown masked men on a motorcycle opened fire Saturday at a police vehicle in a checkpoint south of Giza, Deputy Head of Giza Investigations Khaled Shalaby told Youm7.


The attack, which occurred in Giza’s southern district of Saqqara, resulted in the killing of two policemen and two conscripts.

Special security forces headed to the shooting site and swept the area to chase the perpetrators of the accident.

Similar attacks targeting police forces have been frequent, killing hundreds of them, since the 2013 ouster of the President Mohamed Morsi.

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