Jihad against the Christians continues…..
Shooting near Egypt monastery kills policeman: ministry
Cairo (AFP) – A policeman was killed and three others wounded Tuesday when gunmen opened fire on a checkpoint near St Catherine’s monastery in Egypt’s Sinai, the interior ministry said, in an attack claimed by Islamic State jihadists.
“A number of gunmen… facing one of the checkpoints on the road to St Catherine’s in south Sinai shot at security forces at the checkpoint,” the interior ministry said in a statement on its Facebook page.
Security forces returned fire, wounding some of the attackers and “forcing them to flee”, it said.
The police were pursuing efforts to find the gunmen, the ministry said.
Khalid Abu Hashem, the health ministry official for South Sinai province, earlier told state television that one person had been killed and four wounded.