*Graphic*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 with a group the morning of August 5 in the Red Sea. An Oceanic whitetip shark was spotted in the water and an alarm was sounded. As the snorkelers were exiting the water, the shark bit Schachinger on her right side just above the hip. The 20-year-old was taken to a private hospital in Marsa Alam for surgery and was listed in good condition. She…

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