Gunmen gunned down Captain Ashraf Badeer al-Qazaz an Egyptian intelligence officer in a desert road outside the capital Cairo.
Intelligence sources show that a police officer was killed along intelligence officer Captain Ashraf Badeer al-Qazaz.
The two were killed during a joint security operation in the outskirts of the city.
Egyptian Intelligence services were working on a joint operation with the central security directorate to monitor a rebel cell.
A vehicle with suspicious people was being monitored by the intelligence service and the central security force and the joint task force was headed by the police officer and Egyptian intelligence officer Captain Ashraf Badeer al-Qazaz.
The two tried to stop the vehicle but were gunned down by the occupants.
Intelligence News Analysis
There is a sharp increase in police killings in Egypt, particularly in the capital Cairo and its outskirts.
There is indeed militancy in Egypt and the problem is actually escalating.
There are dozens of serious attacks almost every month and both police and defense ministry officials are killed.
Egypt slipped into political chaos after the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak who had ruled the country for decades.
The birth of militant group Ajnad Misr, or “Egypt’s Soldiers has indeed been the cause of the current security problem in Egypt.
Ajnad Misr, or “Egypt’s Soldiers is being funded politically to inflict a blow to the military and police regime which continues to control the country politics.
Ajnad Misr, or “Egypt’s Soldiers has grown to a hydra and its cells get both funding and arms from Palestinians who source their money and arms from Hezbollah and Al-Qaeda.