Egypt prosecution refers 20 'militants' to trial

An Egyptian policeman stands at the site of an explosion targeting a traffic police kiosk in Cairo early on April 19, 2014Egypt’s prosecution on Saturday referred to trial 20 alleged militants from shadowy jihadist group Ajnad Misr, over several attacks in which six policemen and a civilian were killed. Ajnad Misr (Soldiers of Egypt) is one of the main jihadist groups to have targeted the security forces since the army ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July last year. The group has said it was behind several attacks on police in the capital, including the killing of a police general near Cairo University in April. In June, Ajnad Misr warned it had planted bombs near a Cairo presidential palace.

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