Earlier this week three policemen were injured when unknown gunmen opened fire on a checkpoint in Nahia, to the west of Cairo.

The security situation in Egypt has remained troubled over the past few years. If you or your clients are visiting the area, we strongly recommend seeking expert advice.

From Anadolou Agency

3 policemen injured in Egypt shooting

Three policemen were injured in a drive-by shooting near the Egyptian capital on Tuesday.

Unidentified gunmen on a motorbike opened fire on a police checkpoint in Nahya village, west of Cairo, Egyptian authorities said.

A statement released by the Giza security directorate gave no account of casualties in the shooting.

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