Police raid in Egypt’s Al Amiriya leaves one policeman, seven terrorists dead
Police raid in Cairo’s Al Amiriya leaves seven alleged terrorists, one member of the police service dead: Security forces killed seven terrorists in a gun battle during a raid in Cairo’s Al Amiriya neighborhood yesterday, according to an Interior Ministry statement. One policeman was also killed in the shootout, and another three were injured. Investigators say they were moving to round up a cell that was planning attacks on Christians during Coptic Easter during the coming long weekend. Easter has in the past seen deadly terrorist attacks against worshippers. Prosecutor General Hamada El Sawy has ordered an investigation of the incident, according to Al Masry Al Youm. We have more in Last Night’s Talk Shows, above.