CAIRO, July 4 (Xinhua) — on Sunday (July 3), a statement from Egypt’s Ministry of the Environment said. Confirmed shark attack on humans in southern Hurghada red sea resort town This resulted in the deaths of two women.
Yasmin Fuad, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand Condolences to the families of the two victims.
The statement stated that after the ministry Two women were reportedly attacked by sharks while swimming to the surface in the Sahl Haseesh resort, south of the city. Therefore, a working group was immediately set up. It includes experts from the Red Sea Conservation Area and the Hurghada Environmental Protection and Conservation Association (HEPCA).
The statement did not specify the nationality of the victims and the time of the accident. But a video released on Friday showed a woman trying to swim back to shore. after being attacked by a shark in the resort
Some media reports said the woman in the video was a 68-year-old Austrian who lost a leg and arm before dying shortly after arriving at a nearby hospital.
Incidentally, on Friday (July 1), the Red Sea Governorate issued an order to close several Red Sea beaches. with the suspension of sports and marine activities in the area After the accident above