Red Sea shark attacks

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Shark attacks are rare, but at Sharm el-Sheikh resort on the Red Sea, a 70-year-old German woman was killed and four other tourists were injured in November and early December in three attacks by at least two species of sharks.

Egyptian authorities allowed the beaches to reopen after resorts instituted watch stations to monitor the coast plus speedboat patrols, designated areas for swimmers and a ban against feeding sharks.

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Shark attacks are rare, but at Sharm el-Sheikh resort on the Red Sea, a 70-year-old German woman was killed and four other tourists were injured in November and early December in three attacks by at least two species of sharks.

Egyptian authorities allowed the beaches to reopen after resorts instituted watch stations to monitor the coast plus speedboat patrols, designated areas for swimmers and a ban against feeding sharks.