CAIRO, June 3 (KUNA) -- An Egyptian police officer, tasked with safeguarding the international borders line, chased drug smugglers and exchanged fire with them that led to the death of three Israeli security personnel and wounding two others, Egypt's Armed Forces said Saturday.
The Egyptian officer "died" in the fire exchange, the Egyptian Armed Forced added in a statement.
All research, inspection and safeguarding measures and legal actions have been taken regarding the incident, it noted. (end)