Police say overnight shooting at the Niger Embassy in Egypt kills 1 conscript, wounds 3

July 29, 2015 7:25 AM

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CAIRO – Egyptian authorities say gunmen opened fire overnight on security forces out the Niger Embassy, killing a conscript and wounding three.

The Interior Ministry statement, released Wednesday, said the shooting happened about 1 a.m. when the embassy in Cairo's Giza district was closed. It described the attack as a drive-by shooting.

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