Giza Security Department source said on Wednesday that unknown elements planted bomb under car of Brigadier Ahmed Zaki, of 6 October City’s central security troops.
The bomb was remotely exploded once the car moved, which led to Zaki’s killing.
He passed away once he arrived at Agouza Police Hospital.
In related news, First Lieutenant Ahmed Saad was killed on Wednesday during security raids in Alexandria in Borg al-Arab area.
Major General Amin Ezz Eddin, Alexandria security chief, said that information indicated that two terrorists possessing weapons and bombs were hiding in Borg al-Arab area.
The terrorists exchanged fire with the security troops, which caused death of Saad and one of the terrorists. The other one was arrested.
Legal measures were taken. Prosecution was notified.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm and MENA