EL-ARISH, Egypt – An Egyptian police statement says three policemen and a civilian have been shot dead by suspected Islamic State group militants who ambushed their taxi in the coastal city of el-Arish in the Sinai Peninsula.
The statement by the el-Arish police headquarters says three militants riding a car cut off the taxi, got out and sprayed the three policemen and the driver with gunfire before fleeing the scene.
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