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Wednesday, 8 December 2010

Shark Attacks in the Red Sea

Sharks have killed and maimed five tourists at the idyllic Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. What's behind this wave of terror?

After a spate of highly unusual and shocking shark attacks in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, the authorities had been on the hunt for the culprits, and it appeared they had triumphed quickly and cleanly. Four attacks had taken place on Tuesday and Wednesday, with three Russians and one Ukrainian left with terrible injuries; one reportedly lost her right hand and left leg in the incident, and another sustained injuries to her legs and back, also lost a hand, had a heart attack and had to be resuscitated.

Full story in the Guardian -