Captured Helwan church attack gunman still alive following surgery

The gunman involved in the church attack is still alive after undergoing surgery. (Supplied)

A security source said on Saturday, that one of the gunmen involved in Friday’s terrorist attack against the Helwan church, south of Cairo, is still alive after undergoing a successful surgery to treat injuries sustained during the attack.

The source added that the gunman was shot in the foot and suffered from bruises on his body, the Middle East News Agency (MENA) reported. The source, however, did not elaborate any further.

Egyptian officials have provided conflicting information on the number of those involved in the attack. Some reports said one was killed and another was captured while others said that in addition to the latter two, a third fled the scene.


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