Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi delivers a statement following a meeting with French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France November 26, 2014. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/
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Gunmen armed with machine guns attacked a police patrol in Cairo, killing three policemen and wounding five before fleeing the scene of the late-night drive-by shooting, Egypt's Interior Ministry said Tuesday.The ministry said the attack took place in the neighborhood of Nasr City where gunmen in two cars approached the patrol and opened fire at the policemen. The patrol exchanged fire with the attackers, the ministry said but did not specify how many assailants were involved or if any of them were wounded. The Hazm group has claimed several previous attacks in Cairo, usually targeting police positions and patrols.
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