A policeman was killed in a gun attack in North Sinai's Arish on Tuesday morning, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported.
According to Al-Ahram, a 42-year-old lower-ranking police officer was shot by unknown militants in the vicinity of Arish police station.
The victim's body was transferred to Al-Arish Hospital.
Security forces are intensifying efforts to catch the culprits.
No group has claimed responsibility for Tuesday's attack, although many similar attacks have been claimed by Sinai-based Islamist militant group Ansar Beit El-Maqdis.
Islamist militants have killed hundreds of security personnel in similar attacks in North Sinai in the past four years.