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2 gunmen on a motorcycle shoot and kill a policeman, injure another in Giza, Cairo's twin city

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 file photo, protesters led by senior Muslim Brotherhood figure Mohammed el-Beltagy, center left, and former member of the Egyptian Parliament, Essam Soltan, unseen, chant slogans against the Israeli invasion of Gaza, in Al-Azhar mosque after Friday prayers in Cairo, Egypt. On Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, el-Beltagy, a leading Brotherhood member, was sentenced to six years in prison for insulting a panel of judges. Presiding judge Shaaban el-Shami accused el-Beltagy of insulting him during the proceedings for a case in which he and 130 other defendants are accused of staging prison breaks during the January 2011 uprising that toppled longtime leader Hosni Mubarak. (AP Photo/Thomas Hartwell, File)

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 file photo, protesters led by senior Muslim Brotherhood figure Mohammed el-Beltagy, center left, and former member of the Egyptian Parliament, Essam Soltan, unseen, chant slogans against the Israeli invasion of Gaza, in Al-Azhar mosque after Friday prayers in Cairo, Egypt. On Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, el-Beltagy, a leading Brotherhood member, was sentenced to six years in prison for insulting a panel of judges. Presiding judge Shaaban el-Shami accused el-Beltagy of insulting him during the proceedings for a case in which he and 130 other defendants are accused of staging prison breaks during the January 2011 uprising that toppled longtime leader Hosni Mubarak. (AP Photo/Thomas Hartwell, File)  (The Associated Press)

Egypt's state news agency says two unknown gunmen on a motorcycle have shot and killed a policeman and injured another.

The two police corporals were guarding a bank in Sphinx Square in Giza, across the Nile from downtown Cairo, when they were shot early Saturday morning, according to the Middle East News Agency. The two assailants managed to escape.

No one has claimed responsibility, but the Sinai-based Ansar Beit al-Maqdis militant group has claimed responsibility for a string of similar attacks against police and army forces.

On Thursday, police in Cairo killed two suspected Ansar Beit al-Maqdis militants in a shootout that left three policemen and two passers-by injured. On the same day, an army captain and a soldier were killed in the volatile northern Sinai peninsula.