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Policeman Killed In Terrorist Attack In Sinai


Asharq Al-Awsat

Policeman Killed In Terrorist Attack In Sinai

One Egyptian policeman was killed in a terrorist attack in al-Arish, North Sinai, according to tribal and medical eyewitnesses.

Sinai Tribal Union, a gathering of tribesmen who cooperate with the Egyptian authorities during security operations, announced that a security officer at Bir al-Abed Police Department, northeast of Sinai, survived an assassination attempt.

The incident happened when a group of masked gunmen opened fire at the officer's car, killing his driver immediately.

The Union issued a statement announcing the death of officer Ahmed Abdusalam, who was killed by extremists during the attack.

Mervat Saleh, a Bir Al-Abed resident who witnessed the incident, reported that she heard gunshots in front of her building, and after things calmed down, residents found out that someone attacked the sheriff’s car.

Read more: https://aawsat.com/english/home/article/2182771/policeman-killed-terrorist-attack-sinai