Islamic State claims attack that killed 8 police near Cairo -statement

by Reuters
Sunday, 8 May 2016 09:14 GMT

CAIRO, May 8 (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility in a statement on Sunday for an attack that killed eight police just south of Cairo overnight.

It said the attack in the industrial town of Helwan aimed to avenge women held in Egyptian jails. (Reporting by Mostafa Hashem, Writing by Lin Noueihed)

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