3 Killed, 9 Injured in Azhar University Shooting

An official source in the Interior Ministry’s information center said on Tuesday 2052014 some 250 students from Al-Azhar University dorms got out to the street of el-Khalifa el-Qaher, attempted to attack citizens and shops around the university and threw Molotov cocktails and fireworks at police.

He noted that central security forces immediately intervened to disperse them but they came under heavy gunfire from three persons in a speedy car which fled after killing three conscripts and leaving another eight and an officer injured.

The official confirmed that the forces were able to disperse the students, forcing them back into campus.

He added that search is on for the attackers.

Source : Egypt State Information Service