55 policeman and killed in a Cairo shootout says Egyptian officials

Vastavam web: Egyptian security officials say at least 55 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, have been killed in a shootout during a raid on a militant hideout near Cairo.The officials today said that the exchange of fire took place late yesterday in the al-Wahat al-Bahriya area in Giza governorate, about 135 kilometers from the capital after security services moved in.They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the media.