Gunmen kill Egypt policeman guarding Niger embassy: police

July 29, 2015 7:31 AM

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CAIRO, Egypt - An Egyptian police officer guarding Niger's embassy in Cairo was shot dead on Tuesday night outside the diplomatic mission by gunmen who then fled the scene, a police official said.

A second officer was wounded by the two armed men, who were on a motorcycle, according to the official. Niger's embassy is situated in southwest Cairo.

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