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A Serbian tourist became an internet star after it was reported he killed a shark that had been eating swimmers in Egypt. Dragan Stevic threw himself into the Red Sea near Sharm-el-Sheikh and landed on the head of the man-eating shark, killing it instantly. Mr Stevic was pictured with his quarry, hailed a hero and nicknamed "Shark-el-Sheikh" for his exploits. Except they never happened. After the story appeared in Macedonia, the report was picked up by newspapers and websites around the world, including the the New York Post. Bloggers quickly began questioning the authenticity of the reports, pointing out that the account was riddled with holes. The US website carolinabeachtoday.com pointed out that the picture was actually taken from their website and showed a basking shark, which only eats plankton. And instead of the Red Sea, the shark in question actually washed up thousands of kilometres away off the coast of Duck in North Carolina. Website writers wrote: "Sorry Dragen (sic), it was a hell of a story and we all wish it was true. "But ... keep jumping off those piers, for someday ... it might just be." The fake report included an account from Mr Stevic's friend, Milovan Ubirapa. He said Mr Stevic had been drinking all night when he decided to go for a swim and dived off a high diving board. "Dragan jumped high and plunged down to the sea, but didn't make as much splash as we thought he would."

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Authorities closes 60km of beaches for 48 hours after attack in hurghada on thursday.

The dorsal fin of the tiger shark during the attack in Hurghada, Egypt, on Thursday. Reuters

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The shark that killed a Russian man near the Red Sea town of Hurghada has been caught and is being examined by marine experts looking into the reason for the attack, Egypt's Environment Ministry said on Friday.

The ministry said a tiger shark was responsible for the attack on Thursday, saying it had been seen lurking near the surface in shallow waters beforehand.

Officials said the shark, whose capture and killing was criticised by some experts as unhelpful, was a female that may have been looking for a safe spot to give birth when it killed the 24-year-old Russian.

Authorities ordered all water activities to be suspended for 48 hours from Friday morning along a 60km stretch from the resort of El Gouna all the way south to Soma Bay.

A video clip shared widely online shows the shark after it was caught by fishermen, guided by local marine experts. One clip shows a man punching the shark on the deck of a boat.

The boat's owner, Ahmed Abbas, told a television interviewer that the shark was caught not far from the spot where the attack took place.

The Russian consul general in Hurghada said the victim was born in 1999 and was a resident of Egypt and not a tourist.

A disturbing video of the attack itself went viral on social media. It shows the shark circling the man before pulling him under the water. He surfaces before the shark takes him down again in a pool of blood.

A female voice is heard screaming “Oh, my God!” repeatedly in English as the attack unfolds. A man's voice is heard shouting for help.

The final segment of the clip shows a small boat arriving at the site of the attack seconds after the victim disappears under the water.

“Sharing the video of the Hurghada incident is harmful, malicious and damaging. It hurts livelihoods. Please stop,” tweeted Naguib Sawiris, the richest man in Egypt, whose family has invested heavily in high-end Red Sea resorts that attract millions of tourists every year.

Egypt's Red Sea resorts are a vital part of its tourism industry, which accounts for close to 15 per cent of GDP while employing nearly two million people.

With the country on course for its best tourism season yet, pro-government talk-show hosts sought to play down the significance of the incident.

One host, Sharif Amer, said Egypt has had only 22 shark attacks on record in more than 100 years before Thursday's incident.

Spate of attacks

Mohammed Salem, a senior Environment Ministry official, said most of these happened in the past 15 years and that the prevention of shark attacks along the Red Sea coast has been among the ministry's top priorities.

In July last year two women, an Austrian and a Romanian, were killed in separate incidents south of Hurghada. In 2020, a Ukrainian boy lost an arm and a local tour guide a leg in shark attacks. A Czech tourist was killed by a shark off a Red Sea beach in 2018, three years after a German tourist died in an attack.

In 2010, a spate of shark attacks killed one European tourist and maimed several others in Sharm El Sheikh, on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula, across the Red Sea from Hurghada.

Mr Salem said the Red Sea was home to 19 shark species, all of which are known to attack people.

He said the ministry had acquired 60 tracking devices that it would attach to sharks off popular resort locations so that experts could monitor their behaviour to determine what prompts them to attack.

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Sameh Mshaly, an experienced diver in the area, has provided new insight into the recurring shark attacks.

He said these attacks appear to take place every year at the same time in the Hijri calendar because of the presence of livestock boats in the area.

“The shark that attacked the tourist was frenzied, its diet and natural feeding patterns disrupted because of these livestock boats,” Mr Mshaly said in a Facebook post.

Essam Omaria, an official at the Environment Ministry, confirmed that shark behaviour changes significally when food and waste is dumped from ships. This is especially the case in the Red Sea region.

Mr Omaria said it is crucial to understand that the marine ecosystem, which includes predatory sharks, responds to such human-induced changes in a manner that can lead to an increase in incidents of aggression.

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Russian citizen killed in horrifying shark attack in egypt, captured on video, 'it’s eating his remains now,' said one witness in russian as blood spread across the water.

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A Russian man has died after being mauled by a shark off one of Egypt’s Red Sea resorts, Egyptian and Russian authorities said.

The man, named by Russian media as 23-year-old Vladimir Popov, was attacked by a tiger shark in the waters near the city of Hurghada, Egypt’s Environment Ministry said.

A video circulating online, purportedly of the attack, shows a man thrashing about in the water before being repeatedly attacked by a shark circling around him, then being dragged under.

“It’s eating his remains now,” said one witness in Russian as blood spread across the water, before the victim vanished.

The threat to people from sharks in the Red Sea is generally considered low, with Egyptian resorts popular for scuba diving, snorkeling and other water sports.

Authorities closed off a 74-kilometre (46-mile) stretch of the coastline, announcing it will remain off limits until Sunday.

The ministry later claimed it had caught the shark and was examining it in a laboratory to try to determine the reasons for the rare attack.

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The Russian Consulate in Hurghada identified the man as a Russian citizen but did not give his name.

“The Russian died as a result of a shark attack,” said the consul general, according to Russian outlet Tass, and warned citizens to be careful at sea.

Egypt’s Red Sea resorts, including Hurghada and Sharm El-Sheikh, boast some of the country’s most renowned beach destinations and are popular with European tourists.

Divers are attracted by the steep drop-offs of coral reefs just offshore, which offer a rich and colourful sea life.

Egypt has in recent years sought to revive the vital tourism sector, which has been hurt by years of political instability, the coronavirus pandemic and the war in Ukraine.

Tiger sharks are large species that reside in tropical and temperate waters and are among sharks most cited by the International Shark Attack File for unprovoked attacks on humans.

Fatal shark attacks are rare, with just 11 recorded in 2011, according to the International Shark Attack File run by the Florida Museum of Natural History.

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A Russian man has died after being mauled by a tiger shark off one of Egypt’s Red Sea resorts, with disturbing video taken from the beach appearing to show him screaming “papa” as the attack unfolded.

The 23-year-old Russian national had gone swimming in the waters off his resort near the city of Hurghada when a shark emerged underwater and grabbed him.

The attack forced the Egyptian authorities to close off a 74-kilometre (46-mile) stretch of the coastline, announcing it will remain off limits until Sunday.

Officials from the Russian Consulate in Hurghada identified the man as a Russian citizen. He has been name locally as Vladimir Popov.

His dad has since spoken of watching the attack from the shore.

“We went to the beach to relax,” Mr Popov, originally from Russia, told the 112 media outlet. “My son was attacked by a shark, it all happened in seconds.”

“What kind of help can you give? This meat grinder happened in 20 seconds, he was just dragged under the water.”

He added: “This is an absolutely ridiculous coincidence, because it is a safe beach. There are ships and yachts around. It’s never happened there. They usually attack on wild beaches. It’s just some kind of evil fate.”

A nearly minute-long video appearing to be of the brutal shark attack shows the man being suddenly pulled down into the water, only for him to resurface and desperately fight off the shark when suddenly the water around him goes red.

He also screams out “papa” and cries out loudly as the shark repeatedly circles and comes back in to attack. Later in the video a witness is heard saying “it is eating his remains now” as a small ship sails in the distance.

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The environment ministry in Egypt later said it had caught the shark and was examining it in a laboratory to try to determine the reasons for the rare attack.

Images shared on social media showed the body of the bloodied shark lying on a sheet on land.

Shark attacks are rare in the Red Sea coastal regions. In 2022, two fatal attacks were seen in Hurghada within days, killing an Austrian and a Romanian tourist.

Tiger sharks are a large species that resides in tropical and temperate waters and are among the sharks most cited by the International Shark Attack File for unprovoked attacks on humans.

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Russian national killed in Red Sea Tiger shark attack in Hurghada

Ahram online , thursday 8 jun 2023.

A man was killed in a red Sea shark attack on Thursday in the popular tourist city of Hurghada, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Environment.

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Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad said the authorities formed an investigation team after receiving a report of a shark attack on a beachgoer in Hurghada.

The investigation team confirmed that the victim died after an attack by a Tiger shark, according to the statement.

Minister Fouad then issued directives to local authorities to scan the water perimeter around the location where the incident took place to monitor any movements of the fish that attacked the victim, read the statement.

Spotting then a ban  

After authorities spotted the fish in question swimming near the surface in the said perimeter, the environment ministry issued a two-day ban on swimming, snorkelling and all other water sports activities in the area between Gouna to the north of Hurghada and Soma Bay to its south, effective starting Friday morning, according to the statement.

The ban goes in line with the international protocols applied in the event of such incidents, noted the ministry.

The ministry also called on all residents and visitors on the Red Sea coast in Egypt to abide by all instructions and regulations which govern dealing with natural resources in the area in order to ensure their own safety.

Consulate identifies victim  

According to a statement by the Russian state-owned news agency TASS on Thursday evening, the Russian consulate in Hurghada confirmed that a 24-year Russian citizen, Popov V.W., who was a permanent resident in Hurghada, died as a result of a shark attack off the coast of the city in the afternoon hours.

In a statement on its official Facebook page, the Russian consulate in Hurghada advised "Russian citizens to remain vigilant when in the water; respect the ban on swimming and diving imposed by the Egyptian authorities; and follow all hotel and coast guard instructions," the consulate statement added.

A 2022 report on shark attacks , which was jointly issued by specialists on Red Sea protectorates and Hurghada Environmental Protection and Conservation Association, has cautioned shark attacks take place usually during their mating and egg-laying season, which runs from mid-April to the end of July.

The most recent incident of this kind occurred in July 2022 when two women lost their lives following shark attacks off the coast of Hurghada. In 2020, another unfortunate attack resulted in a Ukrainian boy losing an arm, and an Egyptian tour guide losing a leg and in 2018, a shark killed a Czech tourist off a Red Sea beach.

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A DRUNKEN tourist became a worldwide sensation after it was reported he killed a shark that had been terrorising swimmers at the Egyptian resort of Sharm-el-Sheikh.

Serbian Dragan Stevic threw himself into the Red Sea and landed bottom-first onto the head of the man-eating shark, killing it instantly.

Stevic was hailed a national hero for saving the tourism season and was even nicknamed "Shark-el-Sheikh".

Except that he wasn't. The whole story,  which was first reported by the Macedoninan International News Agency  and then picked up by news organisations around the world, including  The New York Post,  was in fact a hoax.

Bloggers quickly began questioning the authenticity of the reports, pointing out that the account was riddled with holes, The Daily Mail reported . The US website Carolinabeachtoday.com pointed out that the picture accompanying the MINA report was actually taken from their website and showed a basking shark, which only eats plankton. And instead of the Red Sea, the shark in question actually washed up thousands of miles away off the coast of Duck in North Carolina. Writers on Carolinabeachtoday.com wrote: "Sorry Dragen, it was a hell of a story and we all wish it was true.

"But don't give up, keep jumping off those piers, for someday...it might just be."

The fake report included an account from Stevic's friend, Milovan Ubirapa.

He said Stevic had been drinking all night when he decided to go for a swim and dived off a high diving board.

"Dragan jumped high and plunged down to the sea, but didn’t make as much splash as we thought he would."

The hoax story followed genuine shark attacks at the popular Egyptian resort. Earlier this month, a shark tore the arm off an elderly German tourist, killing her almost instantly. The deadly attack came after sharks mauled three Russians and a Ukrainian tourist at the same spot. The attacks sparked beach closures and forced dozens of holiday films to cancel diving and other water sports at the resort.

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A tiger shark killed a 24-year-old Russian national in the Egyptian city of Hurghada on the shores of the Red Sea on Thursday, the country's environment ministry has said. Egyptian authorities are investigating the incident and have scoured the perimeter waters to secure the area, according to the daily ' Ahram Online '.

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The ministry has issued a two-day ban on swimming, diving and other water sports between Gouna and Soma Bay, which is in line with international protocols and will be effective from Friday.

Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad has urged residents and tourists to comply with instructions to "ensure their own safety".

The last such attack in Egypt, which usually occurs during the mating and egg-laying season according to a report by the Hurghada Conservation and Environmental Protection Association, occurred three years ago , when a Ukrainian boy lost an arm and an Egyptian guide lost his leg.

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A Russian man died after being mauled by a shark on Thursday off one of Egypt's Red Sea resorts, Egyptian and Russian authorities said.

Egypt's Environment Ministry said the man was killed after being attacked by a tiger shark in the waters near the city of Hurghada. Authorities closed off a 74-kilometre (46-mile) stretch of the coastline, announcing it will remain off-limits until Sunday.

The ministry later said it had caught the shark and was examining it in a laboratory to try and determine the reasons for the rare attack.

The Russian Consulate in Hurghada identified the man as a Russian citizen but did not give his name.

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A video circulating online, purportedly of the attack, shows a man thrashing about in the water before being repeatedly attacked by a shark circling around him, then being dragged under.

Shark attacks are rare in the Red Sea coastal regions. However, in 2022, two fatal attacks in Hughada within days, killing an Austrian and a Romanian tourist.

Egypt's Red Sea resorts, including Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh, boast some of the country's most renowned beach destinations and are popular with European tourists. Divers are attracted by the steep drop-offs of coral reefs just offshore, which offer a rich and colourful sea life.

Egypt has in recent years sought to revive the vital tourism sector, hurt by years of political instability, the coronavirus pandemic and the war in Ukraine.

Tiger sharks are large species that reside in tropical and temperate waters and are among sharks most cited by the International Shark Attack File for unprovoked attacks on humans.

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Two European tourists killed by shark in Egypt

Two tourists: an Austrian and a Romanian woman, have been killed by a shark near Hurghada on the Red Sea, where Egyptian authorities have closed several beaches since the incident.

"Two women were attacked by a shark while swimming in the Sahel Hachich area, south of Hurghada," Egypt's environment ministry said on Sunday, adding that an investigation had been launched.

The Egyptian Ministry of the Environment said on Sunday that "all activity is forbidden for three days" on the beaches in the south of Hurghada (south-east), according to a decree issued by the governor of the region, Amr Hanafi, on Friday.

The Austrian Foreign Ministry confirmed to AFP "the death of an Austrian national in Egypt", without giving further details.

The governor's order mentions "an Austrian tourist who had her left arm ripped off" by a shark.

According to the Austrian news agency APA, the 68-year-old victim from the western region of Tyrol had been on holiday in Egypt since the beginning of June with her Egyptian partner.

For its part, the Romanian Foreign Ministry confirmed that its embassy in Egypt had "been informed by telephone (Sunday) by a travel agent of the death of a Romanian citizen on holiday in Hurghada.

In 2018, a Czech tourist was killed by a shark off an Egyptian beach in the Red Sea, as was a German in 2015, and in 2010 a German woman died and four other tourists were seriously injured in shark attacks off a beach in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt's most famous resort.

Egypt relies heavily on the Red Sea, which receives 65% of tourists visiting the country.

The Egyptian tourism sector is trying to recover from ten years of political turmoil, since the "revolution" that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak in 2011, and the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The Austrian woman killed in a shark attack while snorkeling on holiday in Egypt has been pictured and identified.

Disturbing footage showed the water in Sahl Hasheesh turn red with blood afterElisabeth Sauer’s arm and leg were ripped off on Friday.

The 68-year-old was a former councillor who was passionate about the environment.

She worked for the Austrian municipality of Kramsach as part of The Green Party for six years – from 1994 to 2004.

It has since been revealed that another woman was killed by a shark just 650ft from the first attack.

The tourist, who was staying at the Premiere Le Reve five star hotel, has not yet been identified.

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Elisabeth had been visiting her Egyptian partner for a month when the tragic incident unfolded.

She was due to return home two days later on Sunday.

Her last words were reportedly: ‘I’ll go back in (to the water) for a moment.’

Kramsach local Green Party, which first identified Elisabeth, said: ‘We mourn the passing of our Elisabeth Sauer, who died in a tragic accident.

‘She will forever be remembered for her warm and humanly connecting way.’

It is believed Elisabeth was killed by a Mako shark, an endangered species in the Red Sea.

A Russian man, who caught the aftermath on camera, said he saw the shark ‘turning and twisting the woman in the water’.

‘She was in [a state of] shock. She didn’t even scream, didn’t cry, nothing,’ he added.

It is unclear how Elisabeth got to the beach after being bitten, but she was later declared dead in an ambulance on her way to hospital.

Egyptian authorities have closed off a stretch of the coastline for three days and banned all sea activities.

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Shark terrorising Egyptian resort 'killed by drunken Serb who jumped on its head': The hoax taking the internet by storm

By Daniel Bates Updated: 12:02 EDT, 22 December 2010

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A hoax account of a Serbian tourist killing the shark which terrorised divers at the Egyptian resort of Sharm-el-Sheikh has become an Internet sensation.

According to the 'reports', Dragan Stevic is said to have drunkenly hurled himself off of a diving board and into the Red Sea where he landed bottom-first onto the head of the waiting predator, killing it instantly.

But immediately questions were raised about the authenticity of the story with some commentators claiming it came from the Serbian version of satirical U.S. newspaper The Onion.

Rather than a whitetip shark, the picture on the website of the Macedonian International News Agency is said to be that of a basking shark, which only eats plankton.

Truth: The image first run in the MINA report about Dragan Stevic of Serbia killing the man-eating shark at Sharm-el-Sheikh. The picture was actually taken last year and posted online by carolinabeachtoday.com

Truth: The image first run in the MINA report about Dragan Stevic of Serbia killing the man-eating shark at Sharm-el-Sheikh. The picture was actually taken last year and posted online by carolinabeachtoday.com

And instead of the Red Sea, the predator in question was washed up thousands of miles away off the coast of Duck in North Carolina at some point last year.

The story was picked up by the MINA, a Macedonian news agency, and the New York Post and went viral before bloggers pointed out the accoun twas riddled with holes.

The MINA report said that officials in Egypt had already begun called Mr Stevic a national hero for saving the tourism season and given him the nickname ‘Shark-el-Sheikh’.

After killing the predator and swimming back to the beach he was said to be in hospital recovering from alcohol poisoning.

The fake report included an account from his ‘friend’ Milovan Ubirapa, who supposedly witnessed the incident.

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He said Mr Stevic had been drinking all night when he went to the beach for a swim and decided to jump off the high diving board.

‘Dragan climbed on the jumping board, told me to hold his beer and simply ran to jump. There was no time for me to react or to try to stop him, he just went for it,’ he was quoted as saying.

‘Dragan jumped high and plunged down to the sea, but didn’t make as much splash as we thought he would.’

But the writers on Carolinabeachtoday.com, which identified the picture of the shark, wrote: ‘Sorry Dragen, it was a hell of a story and we all wish it was true.

‘But don't give up, keep jumping off those piers, for someday...it might just be.’

The hoax story has made light of a serious incident which brought has caused Egypt deep anxiety.

Earlier this month the panic at Sharm el-Sheikh began when a shark tore the arm off an elderly German tourist, killing her almost immediately and sparking closure of the resort’s beaches.

The deadly attack came after oceanic white tip sharks mauled three Russians and a Ukrainian tourist at the same spot.

In one of the attacks a shark bit off an elderly woman's hand and tore off another woman's leg.

Dozens of holiday firms had cancelled diving and other water sports around the resort following the shark attacks whilst the Foreign Office issued a safety warning for British holidaymakers.

The incidents had been blamed on a ‘rogue’ oceanic whitetip shark and Egyptian authorities had paid for three international experts to fly in and investigate.

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Russian Tourist Killed In Shark Attack In Egypt

Russian tourist killed in shark attack in egypt, authorities ban swimming after deadly incident, bbc news | july 29, 2023.

A Russian tourist has died after being mauled by a shark off one of Egypt's Red Sea resorts. The incident occurred on Thursday near the popular resort town of Hurghada.

The victim has been identified as a 23-year-old Russian national. He was reportedly swimming in shallow waters when he was attacked by the shark. Witnesses saw him thrashing about before being pulled underwater.

Authorities have since banned swimming in the area where the attack occurred. The shark responsible for the attack has been caught and is being held in captivity.

This is the second fatal shark attack in Egypt in recent years. In 2020, a German tourist was killed by a shark near Sharm el-Sheikh.

The Egyptian government has expressed its condolences to the victim's family and has vowed to take all necessary measures to prevent future attacks.

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    Jul 3, 2022. Two women were killed in shark attacks in Egypt's Red Sea, south of the city of Hurghada, the Egyptian Ministry of Environment said on Sunday. Two sources told Reuters that the body of a Romanian tourist in her late forties was discovered hours after an attack that left a 68-year-old Austrian woman dead.

  19. Two European tourists killed in shark attacks off Egyptian coast

    In 2020, a young Ukrainian boy and an Egyptian tour guide were both seriously injured in a shark attack. A tourist from the Czech Republic died off the Egyptian coast in 2018, three years after a ...

  20. Tourist killed in shark attack while snorkeling in Egypt pictured

    The Austrian woman killed in a shark attack while snorkeling on holiday in Egypt has been pictured and identified. Disturbing footage showed the water in Sahl Hasheesh turn red with blood ...

  21. Egypt shark 'killed by drunken Serb who jumped on its head'

    A hoax account of a Serbian tourist killing the shark which terrorised divers at the Egyptian resort of Sharm-el-Sheikh has become an Internet sensation. According to the 'reports', Dragan Stevic ...

  22. Russian Tourist Killed In Shark Attack In Egypt

    Authorities have since banned swimming in the area where the attack occurred. The shark responsible for the attack has been caught and is being held in captivity. This is the second fatal shark attack in Egypt in recent years. In 2020, a German tourist was killed by a shark near Sharm el-Sheikh.

  23. Egypt: Red Sea beaches close after deadly shark attack

    3 July 2022. By Matt Murphy,BBC News. Reuters. Egyptian authorities have closed several beaches on the country's Red Sea coast after two female tourists were killed in shark attacks. One was a 68 ...