Policeman killed in Egypt church attack
Cairo, Jan 28 : A police officer was shot dead and another injured by unidentified gunmen who attacked a church in the 6th of October City, west of Egypt's capital Cairo, state-run Ahram website reported Tuesday.
Initial investigations revealed four attackers in a car shot randomly at the policemen guarding the Virgin Church in 6th of October City, Xinhua reported citing Ahram.
The attackers attempted to flee the scene but local residents managed to catch one of them.
The incident came as part of a surge in attacks by Islamist hardliners against police and army officers following the ouster of president Mohamed Morsi in July.
Earlier Tuesday, two gunmen on a motorbike killed a senior Egyptian interior ministry official near his home on Haram street in Giza governorate, west of Cairo.
The incident coincides with the trial of Morsi over a jailbreak incident during the 2011 uprising that toppled former long time leader Hosni Mubarak.
--IANS (Posted on 28-01-2014)
Share this Post:
Information on States of India:
Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal
INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:
Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |
MORE MAPS OF INDIA:
INDIA CITY MAPS:
KERALA TRAVEL MAPS: