This article was added by the user . TheWorldNews is not responsible for the content of the platform.

Shark kills two women two hours apart near a resort on the Red Sea in Egypt

The sharks killed two female swimmers within hours of each other near a resort in the Red Sea in Egypt, officials said on Sunday.

The video showed Friday's horrific attack on one of the victims, a 68-year-old Austrian. Onlookers frankly admit, "She's going to die."Times of Israel is8}.

A woman and a Romanian woman in her 40s were found to be disconnected separately, less than 0.5 miles from each other, near the popular tourist destination of Sahl Hasheesh.

When Mako's shark attacked, the older victim was swimming near the resort and stripped off one of her arms and legs, Outlet said.

The video shows a sick woman swimming away from a shark and towards a tourist who threw a buoy when the water was filled with blood. Tourists complained about the lack of a lifeguard during the horror.

When she was safely taken, there was an attempt to revive her, but she was taken to the hospital and died.

A 68-year-old tourist from Austria pictured seconds after a shark attack at Hurghada, Egypt
Social media / e2w

One source said that the Austrians lived in Egypt. I told Reuters. She has been with her Egyptian husband for 5 years. The Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed to AFP "the death of an Austrian citizen in Egypt" without providing details.

The identity of the second victim has not yet been confirmed.

Governor of the Red Sea, Amruhanafi, ordered the closure of all beaches in the area for three days after the attack.

Desperate tourists at a pier of a Hurghada hotel in Egypt try to help the woman attacked by a shark
Social media / e2w
The body of the second woman was pulled out by the beach of 5* Premiere Le Reve Hurghada hotel in Egypt
Social Media / e2w

Shark attacks are considered rare in the region, but have been increasing in recent years. A 12-year-old Ukrainian male tourist lost his arms and legs in the 2020 attack.

In 2018, a Czech tourist was killed by a shark on the beach of the Red Sea. A similar attack killed a German tourist in 2015.

In 2010, five attacks on the coast of Sharmuel Sheikh, a hotspot for tourists, occurred one after another in five days, killing one German and four other foreigners. A tourist was injured.

With post wire