At least six killed in attack on police checkpoint in Egypt

At least six people were killed in an attack by militants on a police checkpoint in the New Valley province in southwestern Egypt on Monday, Egypt's state television said, Sputnik reported.

According to local media, the attack took place on the Kharga-Asyut road, about 70 kilometers (some 44 miles) from the Al Kharga city, and the gunfight between the government security forces and militants is still underway. 


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