Middle East

Egyptian Islamists kill two policemen

A picture of Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi is seen hanging admist debris at Rabaa al-Adawiya Square in Cairo, on August 15, 2013. Supporters of Morsi have launched attacks on police posts in two provinces on Thursday, killing at least two policemen, according to security officials.

A picture of Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi is seen hanging admist debris at Rabaa al-Adawiya Square in Cairo, on August 15, 2013. Supporters of Morsi have launched attacks on police posts in two provinces on Thursday, killing at least two policemen, according to security officials.  (AFP)

Supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi launched attacks on police posts in two provinces on Thursday, killing at least two policemen, security officials said.

A 21-year-old policeman was fatally shot in the chest and arm in the North Sinai town of Al-Arish after gunmen attacked the Police Club.

Another policeman was killed in an attack on a police station in the central city of Assiut.

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