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Egypt executes nine men over killing of public prosecutor - prison source, lawyer

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CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has executed nine men convicted over the 2015 killing of the country's top prosecutor, a prison source and a lawyer said on Wednesday.

The men were among a group of 28 who were sentenced to death in the case in 2017. Public prosecutor Hisham Barakat was killed in a car bomb attack on his convoy in the capital, Cairo.

(Reporting by Ahmed Mohamed Hassan; Writing by Aidan Lewis; Editing by Alison Williams)

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