Egyptian policeman shot dead by smugglers on Israeli border

Ahram Online, Thursday 24 Feb 2011

Drug smugglers kill 22 year old policeman to resist arrest

An Egyptian policeman died after being shot by smugglers on the border between Egypt and Israel.

Tarek Abu Saree Ramadan, 22, from the central security forces was on surveillance duty near the Rafah terminal when he identified a group of smugglers trying to pass drugs into Israel. Ramadan was shot when he tried to stop them and died instantly. The smugglers escaped and are yet to apprehended.

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