Armed men ambushed Sinai police inspector Brig. Gen. Mohamed Hani and shot him dead with automatic fire as he was leaving home in El Arish in his car. The brigadier was the highest ranking Egyptian offier killed by armed Salafist Bedouin in Sinai. DEBKAfile: This was the first shot in the Sinai Islamist Bedouin assault in support of the uprising across Egypt against the Morsi presidency starting Sunday.