Tourist bitten by a shark in the Red Sea

A tourist has been bitten by a shark off the resort town of Marsa Alam, Egypt. Christine Schachinger, who was visiting from Austria, was snorkeling the morning of August 5 when she was bitten on the right leg. The 20-year-old was taken to a private hospital in Marsa Alam for surgery and was listed in good condition. She was then transferred by private jet to Austria for further treatment. There have been unconfirmed reports that some tourists were feeding sharks before the bite occurred. The Minister of Environment has banned…

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