Egyptian policemen killed in Cairo drive-by shooting

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Three policemen have been killed in a drive-by shooting in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, officials say.Eleven people were also wounded when gunmen travelling in two cars opened fire on the officers outside al-Azhar University on Monday night.The interior ministry said the officers had been trying to disperse a student protest in support of Mohammed Morsi.Jihadist militants have killed hundreds of security personnel since the army overthrew the president last July.The militants say they have stepped up attacks in response to the state’s subsequent crackdown on Mr Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood, in which more than 1,400 people have been killed and 16,000 detained.

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