Gun­man at­tacks church near Cairo

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

A gun­man opened fire on a church south of Cairo on Fri­day, killing at least nine peo­ple be­fore po­lice­men shot him dead, state me­dia and of­fi­cials said. One of the dead was a po­lice of­fi­cer, state tele­vi­sion re­ported. The gun­man also wounded five se­cu­rity guards out­side the church and then tried to storm the build­ing be­fore po­lice shot him dead, po­lice said. State tele­vi­sion re­ported that a sec­ond as­sailant who es­caped had been ar­rested.

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