2nd policeman shot dead in Egypt's Zagaziq

Monday, February 24, 2014

By Abdel-Karim Mahdi

ZAGAZIG, Egypt - An Egyptian policeman was gunned down on Monday in the Nile Delta province of Sharqiya, security sources said.

Abdel-Rahman Abul-Ela Mohamed, 35, was shot dead as he returned to his home in provincial capital Zagaziq by unidentified assailants riding a motorcycle.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

Egyptian authorities have yet to comment on the incident.

Monday's killing came two days after a National Security officer was killed outside his home in the same city.

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