In the vicinity of the Egyptian city of Luxor, unknown gunmen opened fire on a police patrol. About it reports Reuters with reference to data of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the country.
According to the statements, the guards stopped the car to check. At this point, were in the car, the attackers opened fire on employees of law enforcement agencies. Killing one police officer and three others injured. In addition, the victim of the attack was civilian.
Guards managed to detain one of the attackers, who escaped.
17 February it was reported that due to a landmine explosion in the North Sinai Peninsula killed five Egyptian soldiers. The explosive device was buried on the side of the road. It detonated when passing by a military APC.