Bahrain condemns attack in Egypt
TDT | Manama
The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
Bahrain condemned in strongest terms yesterday the terrorist attack, claimed by Islamic State, targeting Egyptian police east of Cairo.
The attack on an Egyptian security checkpoint in a city east of Cairo had left two policemen and a civilian dead.
Two other policemen were wounded at the checkpoint in the city of Ismailia, reports citing the interior ministry and the city's security directorate said.
One of the gunmen was killed, while the second escaped with the help of others, Reuters quoting sources said.
Bahrain said it strongly condemns the terrorist attack and reiterated solidarity with Egypt in combating the scourge of terrorism, backing all measures to maintain security, stability and the safety of its citizens.
In a statement, Foreign Ministry extended condolences to the Egyptian Government, people and martyrs’ families, wishing the injured quick recovery.