Two policemen, militant killed in Egypt

Apr 24, 2014    

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian policeman and a militant were killed when security forces raided a hideout used by radical Islamists near Alexandria on Wednesday, and a senior officer was killed near Cairo when a bomb blew up his car, the Interior Ministry said.Militant violence has spiralled since last July, when the army toppled elected head of state Mohamed Mursi and the authorities launched a fierce crackdown on his supporters in the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist sympathisers. The attacks underline lingering instability in Egypt ahead of a presidential election in May that Abdel Fatt...

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