Egypt: Two tourists were killed by a shark in the Red Sea, south of Hurghada

in Egypt Two women were attacked and killed by one Shark while they were bathing in The Red Sea. Today, the local environment ministry announced that the attacks took place this week. “Two women were attacked by a shark while swimming and died” in the . area Sahl Hasheesh South HurghadaThe ministry wrote on Facebook. And the Austrian news agency APA reported that one of the victims was a 68-year-old from the Tyrol region and was on vacation in Egypt. The identity of the second victim has not yet been confirmed.

Shark attacks in Egypt

The Red Sea is a popular tourist destination, where sharks are common but they rarely attack people who swim within the permitted limits. In 2018, a Czech tourist was killed off the Red Sea shore. A German tourist was subjected to a similar attack in 2015. In 2010, near the coast of Sharm el-Sheikh, another attack by a shark killed a German and injured four other tourists.

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