Police have been killed in a shooting in Egypt sources said
30 December, 2017, 02:12
It said the attacker had first fired at a shop 4 km (3 miles) away, killing two people, before proceeding to the Mar Mina church in the southern suburb of Helwan, where he opened fire and tried to throw an explosive device.
Health ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed told state television that the gunman who was shot dead had killed nine people and wounded others, including a police officer.
Officials said one gunman was shot dead shortly after the attack.
A video circulated on social media after the attack apparently shows the dead gunman on the ground.
The police killed three attackers, including the suicide bomber.
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The militants are targeting mainly security personnel and Egypt's Coptic Christian minority. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. The demonstrators shouted anti-Christian slogans and called for the church's demolition, the diocese in the area said at the time. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has personally chaired meetings with his top security chiefs in recent days to discuss security during New Year's Eve and the Orthodox Christmas. The demonstrators destroyed the church's contents and assaulted Christians inside before security personnel arrived and dispersed them.
Hundreds of Muslim demonstrators attack an unlicensed church south of Cairo wounding three people. On Palm Sunday in April, terrorists staged an explosion in the main church of the city of Tanta, where about 30 people died.
Smartphone users have begun posting footage of the attack online.
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