Four Egypt policemen killed in attack claimed by IS

Egyptian police vehicles at a demonstration in CairoMasked gunmen on a motorcycle killed four Egyptian policemen south of Cairo Saturday, the interior ministry said, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group. The policemen died when the assailants fired on their vehicle in an area between the famed Giza pyramids west of Cairo and the Saqarra pyramids to the south, the ministry said. The jihadist group said a “security detachment from the soldiers of the caliphate” targeted the checkpoint and killed at least five officers and wounded several others, according to US monitors SITE Intelligence Group.

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