Ten killed in gunfight in Egypt

July 4th, 2008 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS  

Cairo, July 4 (DPA) Ten people were killed and 17 wounded Thursday in a gunfight in Benha, 48 km north of the Egyptian capital, a security source said. The source said that the fight started when members of the al- Kilani family hired a wanted criminal to kick out some gangsters from their land, pledging to pay him in land.

When the al-Kilani family killed the wanted criminal instead, his family attacked al-Kilani family’s house.

The source said that all casualties were from the al-Kilani family.

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