Captain Mazen Ibrahim Mohamed, detective of Kafr al-Dawar police station, was killed aftering being shot four times in a shootout with gunmen.
Mohamed, accompanied by a police force, fired at gunmen holding machine guns. One of the gunmen from Qena was injured in the exchange of fire.
The victim was transferred to the morgue at Kafr al-Dawar hospital. An arrested gunman, who was in serious condition, was transferred to Alexandria University Hospital.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm