Egyptian official: Militants kill 1 police and wound 3

CAIRO – An Egyptian security official says gunmen have opened fire on a police vehicle, killing one officer and injuring three others.

Maj. Gen. Nasser el-Eid, Security Director of Fayoum governorate, says the militants fired from a distance at the police vehicle carrying prisoners along the road between Cairo and Fayoum on Saturday. Officials rushed the injured men to a hospital and the prosecutor has opened an investigation. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.



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