A police officer was killed in a drive-by shooting on his way to work Friday morning, according to a representative from the interior ministry’s press office
The shooting took place in the city of Sohag, in Upper Egypt. No militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.
The representative added that information is currently being gathered for more details about the incident.
Similar occurrences targeting security forces and facilities take place frequently in governorates across Egypt. North Sinai sees the highest level of militant activities targeting security personnel.