Officer and soldier shot on Matrouh-Siwa Road: military spox
Military spokesperson Ahmed Ali - YOUM7 (Archive)

CAIRO: Military spokesperson Ahmed Ali said in a statement on his Facebook page Tuesday that an officer and a soldier were shot on Matrouh-Siwa Road Tuesday morning by assailants in two cars that were chased by patrols.

One of the patrol cars stopped a land-cruiser with no license plate, and caught three other cars, he said. Coast guards found during a search Tramadol tablets, an automatic rifle, a sniper rifle and ammunition, Ali said.

Seven people were arrested and one of them had been shot, he said.

The detainees were referred to investigation, he said.

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