Five killed in Egypt shooting

Cairo: The Egyptian Police on Tuesday killed a gunman who opened fire at pedestrians in Egypt’s Giza province, leaving four dead and five wounded, the media reported.

Citing MENA news agency, Xinhua reported that the 36-year-old man opened fire randomly with a machine gun in Awsim district of Giza.

A policeman and a non-commissioned officer were injured during the exchange of fire with the gunman, it added.

The motive behind the incident is still under investigation.

Some media reports said the man is addicted to drugs and his parents were among the killed in the bloody incident, while others said the man was drunk with a family dispute behind the shooting.