Ukrainian Attacked by Shark in Egyptian Resort

A Ukrainian citizen injured in a shark attack in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Thursday, Dec. 1, has been discharged from a local hospital. Referring to the Ukrainian Embassy in Egypt, he noted that as a result of a shark attack on visitors to Sharm el-Sheikh, a Ukrainian citizen had suffered multiple leg injuries and had been admitted to a local hospital.

“The state of the Ukrainian is now satisfactory. He was discharged from hospital on Dec. 2. Today he is planning to return to Ukraine,” Dykusarov said.

According to the Ukrainian Embassy in Egypt, from Dec. 2, 2010 swimming has been prohibited at all beaches in Sharm el-Sheikh until further guarantees of the safety for tourists are received.