Three policemen were killed on Wednesday in armed attacks in Arish and Sheikh Zowayed in North Sinai.
Armed Men fired at Abdel Aziz Ata Mahmoud, 37, a policeman in the Central Security Forces, on his way home and he died and was transferred to the Arish Public Hospital.
Another policeman was killed in front of a police station in Arish when armed men riding in a car shot at him. Mahmoud Hanafy Mohamed, 23, received a shot in the neck and died upon arriving at the Military Hospital. The assailants fled the scene.
Mohamed Saeed Metwally, 34, died after being injured in an armed attack on the Sheikh Zowaid Police Station. Another two policemen, Mohamed Ismail al-Fakharany,37, and Mohamed Ahmed, 43, were transported to Arish Public Hospital with injuries. The assailants also fled the scene.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm