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Islamists kill two Egyptian police officers

By Agence France-Presse
Thursday, August 15, 2013 10:14 EDT
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A picture of Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi is seen hanging admist debris at Rabaa al-Adawiya Square in Cairo, on August 15, 2013.  (AFP)
 
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Supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi launched attacks on police posts in two provinces on Thursday, killing at least two policemen, security officials said.

A 21-year-old policeman was fatally shot in the chest and arm in the North Sinai town of Al-Arish after gunmen attacked the Police Club.

Another policeman was killed in an attack on a police station in the central city of Assiut.

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