Gunmen kill police officer in Beni Suef shoot-out

A police officer was shot dead and two others injured early on Monday by unknown gunmen in a desert area in the province of Beni Suef, south of Cairo. The police officer was reported to have been tailing a car when the incident took place.

According to official sources, a police unit from the area of Ahnasia in Beni Suef was policing the Eastern Desert Road when it noticed a vehicle leave the road and drive into the desert.

As the police followed the car, the unknown gunmen opened fire, prompting the police officers to return fire.

The suspects managed to escape along desert roads, and are still being sought by security forces.

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