cairo - An attack on a checkpoint south of Cairo released five Egyptian police officers on Friday. Three shooters opened the fire from a motor, reported MENA state agency, based on an anonymous source.
'An agent in the neighborhood was switching fire with the attackers. That forced them to flee. 'The Ministry of Interior reported in a statement. The attack took place in the Giza government, which includes the famous pyramids. The responsibility has not yet been claimed.
Egyptian security forces are more often the target of attacks. For example, last week, 23 soldiers were killed by attacks with car bombs in Sinai, for which it has been unrestrained for a long time. Terrorist group Islamic State claimed responsibility for that massacre.