Under heavy security, Egypt to hold funeral for chief prosecutor assassinated in car bombing

June 30, 2015 8:28 AM

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Under heavy security, Egypt to hold funeral for chief prosecutor assassinated in car bombing

An ambulance carrying the body of Egypt's slain chief prosecutor Hisham Barakat is surrounded by policemen and mourners moving to his funeral in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Barakat was killed by a car bomb on Monday in the country's first assassination of a senior official in 25 years, marking what could be an escalation in a campaign by Islamic militants toward targeting leaders of a crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood.(AP Photo/Amr Nabil) (The Associated Press)

The widow of Egypt's slain chief prosecutor Hisham Barakat receives condolences from mourners who wait to take his body to his funeral in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Barakat was killed by a car bomb on Monday in the country's first assassination of a senior official in 25 years, marking wh...

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