CAIRO, 5th January, 2016 (WAM) — An Egyptian policeman with the National Security died on Tuesday after unknown assailants attacked him in the governorate of Beni Suef, 100 km (62miles) south of Cairo, the Ahram Arabic news website has reported.

Two masked gunmen apparently opened fire on Diyab Abdel Latif, 48, while he was driving his motorbike home. He later died in hospital.

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