Police officer shot dead while dispersing fight in Egypt’s Alexandria

An Egyptian police officer was shot dead early Saturday while attempting to disperse a fight with weapons and to apprehend the perpetrators in the coastal city of Alexandria, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported.

The fight took place in Alexandria’s 16 Street. Two other police personnel were injured and transported to hospital.

Police forces are intensifying their efforts, combing the area to capture the assailants.

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