Two people were hospitalized after a weekend shark attack involving a Ukrainian mother and son and their Egyptian tour guide.
CBS News reports the attack happened while the group was snorkeling off Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh.
The 12-year-old boy lost an arm. The guide lost a leg. And the woman suffered minor injuries.
A child has lost an arm and his mother suffered "deep wounds" in a shark attack in a marine reserve near the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt https://t.co/7CCNXiAhS9
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The attacker is believed to be a 6-foot Oceanic Whitetip shark, which was seen acting “hostile towards humans.”
Does the worry of shark attacks keep you from enjoying the beach? Are you planning a getaway amid the pandemic? How do you try to stay safe?