By: David Rice Re: Praise God! Kill infidel CAIRO, Egypt (ITN) Gunmen suspected of being M

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By: David Rice Re: Praise God! Kill infidel CAIRO, Egypt (ITN) * Gunmen suspected of being Muslim militants killed five people and wounded three others Wednesday after climbing aboard a passenger train to attack police guards. The police killed one of the attackers. The gunmen opened fire as the train traveled from the village of Mahras to Itlidin in Minya province, a militant-dominated area about 135 miles south of Cairo. Police did not say how many attackers boarded the train. They killed two detectives, two civilians and one person who wasn't identified, said the officials, speaking on condition of anonymity. Two other detectives and a passenger were wounded. Detectives returned fire, killing one of the militants. The other militants apparently jumped off the train unharmed. Police detectives often ride trains to guard against militant attacks. Passenger trains and Nile River cruise boats have been targeted in the radicals' campaign to overthrow the government and create an Islamic state. More than 630 people have died in the past three years. Earlier Wednesday, police killed three suspected militants in a gunbattle that erupted during a raid, also in Minya province. One of the dead was identified as a military leader in the main militant movement, the Islamic Group. =========================================================== Yet another "Pat" Robertson wet dream. -- drice

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