Egypt Independent

Policeman killed as gunmen attack postal vehicle



A low-ranking police officer from Sohag, Upper Egypt, was killed and another injured Sunday after gunmen attacked a police car protecting a money transit vehicle belonging to the Egyptian Postal Authority.

Initial investigations revealed that residents from al-Atamana Village may have attacked the car after a supporter of toppled President Mohamed Morsy was arrested on charges of burning a police station in the village.
 
Sohag security directorate received a report on the incident on Sunday afternoon, which stated that gunmen attacked the vehicle using automatic rifles.
 
Prosecutors have launched an investigation.