Cairo police chief killed in car crash

Cairo's chief of police, Major General Jamal Saaed died from injuries sustained in a car crash on Saturday morning, a security source from Cairo Security Directorate told Al-Masry Al-Youm. 

According to the source, Saaed was making the return journey from the North Coast to Cairo when the incident occured. 

The body will arrive in Cairo for a military funeral, to be attended by members of leadership within the Interior Ministry and Cairo Security Directorate, the source said.

Saaed took office last October, succeeding Maj. Gen. Hamdi Megahed, who died of a heart attack the same month.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm 

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