A Russian man drowned in a shark attack in Egypt, a witness who filmed the footage can be heard saying.
Egypt’s Environment Minister reported on Facebook that the man was killed by a tiger shark near the Elysees Dream Beach Hotel in the popular Egyptian resort of Hurghada.
The authorities say that the shark was captured and transferred to the laboratory “for analysis and all the information necessary to determine the cause of the attack.
Boats are prohibited in the area until Sunday. Shark attacks are rare in the Red Sea region, although there were two attacks in a few days last year in Hurghada that killed an Austrian tourist and a Romanian.
According to National Geographic, tiger sharks are second only to great whites in attacking humans.
“But because they have almost completely blunt beaks, they can’t swim without biting a human, as great whites often do,” the paper said. said the body.