Second girl killed by shark in Crimson Sea — RT World Information

Native authorities have closed a part of the shoreline to analyze the tragedy, the Egyptian Ministry of Setting mentioned

A second girl has died as the results of a shark assault off the Crimson Coastline close to the Egyptian city of Hurghada, the nation’s Ministry of Setting mentioned on Fb on Sunday.

“Instantly upon receiving info on the shark assault on two girls swimming close to the resort of Sahl Hasheesh in Hurghada, Setting Minister Yasmine Fouad gave the directive to ascertain a working group of specialists of the Crimson Sea nature reserves,” its assertion learn.

Information of a second sufferer got here after a 68-year-old Austrian girl reportedly died in a shark assault. The sufferer apparently misplaced a leg and an arm and handed away because of nervous shock quickly after being transferred to the personal Nile Hospital in Hurghada.

“Specialists are reviewing the circumstances of the incident to precisely decide why the shark behaved the best way it did and killed two individuals,” the ministry mentioned, providing its condolences to the households of the deceased.

The tragedy prompted native authorities on Saturday to shut a part of the Crimson Coastline and cease all close by actions for 3 days, together with diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, and kite crusing.

Shark assaults are uncommon within the Crimson Sea, though one infamous incident passed off in October 2020, when a 12-year-old Ukrainian boy and his tour information misplaced limbs after an assault off the coast of Sharm el-Sheikh.

In December 2010, there have been 5 shark assaults close to the identical city, which claimed the lifetime of a German vacationer and critically injured three Russians and a Ukrainian.

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