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Gunmen attack Egyptian army bus, killing 1 and injuring 3

On Thursday, armed gunmen attacked an army bus in Cairo. One officer was killed and three were injured in the attack, with no group yet claiming responsibility for the attack.
By JC Finley Follow @JC_Finley Contact the Author   |   March 13, 2014 at 12:04 PM
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An army bus was attacked by armed gunmen on Thursday in Cairo, leaving one officer dead and three injured.

The attack on the Egyptian army bus comes amid a resurgence of Islamist militancy in Egypt following former President Mohamed Morsy's removal from power in July 2013. Since then, Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has directed a crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood, and named a terrorist group in December.


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