Middle East

Gunmen kill two policemen in Egypt's Sinai: security

Egyptian riot police fires a tear gas canister towards protesters on January 29, 2013. Unidentified gunmen killed two Egyptian policemen guarding a government building in the northern Sinai town of Al-Arish, a security official told AFP.

Egyptian riot police fires a tear gas canister towards protesters on January 29, 2013. Unidentified gunmen killed two Egyptian policemen guarding a government building in the northern Sinai town of Al-Arish, a security official told AFP.  (AFP/File)

Unidentified gunmen killed two Egyptian policemen guarding a government building in the northern Sinai town of Al-Arish on Friday, a security official told AFP.

The gunmen, who were on a motorbike, shot the policemen dead before fleeing the scene, the official said.

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