• 17:54
  • Wednesday ,07 January 2015
العربية

Hundreds attend funeral for brothers shot by policemen in Suez

By Egypt Independent

Copts and Poliltical Islam

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Wednesday ,07 January 2015

Hundreds attend funeral for brothers shot by policemen in Suez

Hundreds of people in Suez Monday evening attended the funeral of the two brothers who were shot dead on suspicion by police officers at a checkpoint. Protestors gathered outside the Suez Security Directorate and chanted slogans against the police. Security dispersed the crowd with tear gas and closed the streets leading to the directorate.Hundreds of people in Suez Monday evening attended the funeral of the two brothers who were shot dead on suspicion by police officers at a checkpoint. Protestors gathered outside the Suez Security Directorate and chanted slogans against the police. Security dispersed the crowd with tear gas and closed the streets leading to the directorate.
 
Two officers shot Ahmed and Mohamed Saeed Hakim in the head yesterday for refusing to stop at the checkpoint. They were riding a motorcycle without license plates.
 
The officers said during the investigation that they fired warning shots in the air that killed the two victims by mistake.