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07 Mar 2019 | 01:25 PM UTC

Egypt: Shooting in Cairo March 7

Egypt News Alert

Shooting reported south of Cairo March 7; at least one police officers wounded and several suspected jihadist militants killed

TIMEFRAME expected from 3/7/2019, 12:00 AM until 3/9/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Cairo). COUNTRY/REGION Cairo

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A shooting has been reported south of the capital Cairo, on the urban ring road, on the morning (local time) of Thursday, March 7. According to initial reports a police officer was wounded and an unspecified number of alleged jihadist militants were killed in an exchange of fire. Details are still emerging.


Individuals in Cairo are advised to avoid the affected area, report all suspicious objects and behavior to police, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.


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