2 police officers killed, 3 injured in drug bust, Monufiya

Two low-ranking police officers were killed on Tuesday and three other policemen were injured during a crackdown on a hideout for drug dealers, in Meet Barra village in Monufiya governorate.

Monufiya Security Directorate received a notification from Qwesna Central Hospital on the death of Mohamed Gonaimy, 38, and Farid Shawky, 30.

The two officers, who reside in Berket al-Sabe’ city, were shot in a stand-off with the drug traffickers.

Edited Translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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