Russian Gets Eaten by Shark in Egypt: Tourists Witness the Attack of the 23-Year-Old Man

Russian Gets Eaten by Shark in Egypt: Tourists Witness the Attack of the 23-Year-Old Man

  • A young Russian man lost his life in a tragic shark attack on a beach in Egypt, and many witnessed it
  • Reports claim the man was 23 and that his girlfriend was swimming with him at the time but managed to get away
  • Footage of the tragic event has been circulating, showing the terror that many witnessed that day

News reports reveal that a young man from Russia who was on holiday in Egypt lost his life when a shark attacked him in front of a group of tourists.

Russian man killed by shark in Egypt
Tourists visiting the popular Egyptian resort of Hurghada watched a man get eaten alive by a shark just meters from a crowded beach. Image: Getty Images
Source: UGC

It is not every day that you hear of a shark attack, and while we know they happen, the fear the news of one brings is alarming. Shark attacks in Egypt are not common, but they do happen.

23-year-old Russian man dies in tragic shark attack in Egypt

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The attack took place at the popular Egyptian resort of Hurghada. Yahoo!News reports that Russian authorities identified the young man as 23-year-old V. Popov, who was on holiday in Egypt at the time of the attack.

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“A Russian died as a result of the shark attack. The victim was 23-year-old V. Popov. Vladimir Popov is a freelance illustrator living outside Moscow.”

MYC News shared that horrific videos of the shark attack are circulating, showing the man losing his life to a monstrous shark in front of a large group of people.

The deceased's girlfriend was swimming with him at the time, and she was lucky to have gotten away. Footage shows the woman crying hysterically, reported Daily Best.

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Condolence goes out to the young man's family, friends and loved ones, and strength to those who witnessed the tragic event.

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