White shark attacked a man in Hurghada

White shark attacked a man in Hurghada

One person was injured in an attack by a white shark in the area of the Egyptian resort of Hurghada. On Monday, August 7, according to the Twitter situation and crisis management centre of the Ministry of foreign Affairs.

The Ministry did not specify the identity of the victim and his condition. The diplomats added that the last time sharks were spotted off the coast of the resort in 2015.

#Egypt, the activity of aggressive white sharks near Hurghada; 1 person injured; the last time the appearance here of sharks was recorded in 2015. pic.twitter.com/gQbgq4YfDS

— Russian foreign Ministry ?? DSCC (@MID_travel) 7 Aug 2017
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In March of the same year marine predator attacked a German tourist in the Egyptian resort El-Quseir, located 130 kilometers from Hurghada. The shark bit off the leg rest. He died on the way to the hospital. Then it became the first 2010 case of shark attack on humans in Egypt.

Currently, flights between Russia and Egypt has been interrupted. It happened in the autumn of 2015, the ship on Board of which there were 224 people (mostly Russians), crashed in the Sinai Peninsula in the attack. In this regard, Moscow has suspended flights between the two countries and demanded to strengthen security measures in the air harbors of Egypt.