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Egypt shuts down Red Sea beaches after 2nd tourist killed in shark attack within hours


A 68-year-old tourist from Austria pictured seconds after a shark attack at Hurghada, Egypt. ( Reuters)


The Red Sea Governorate of Egypt issued an order to shut down multiple Red Sea beaches on Friday after an Austrian woman was killed in a shark attack earlier that day.


The 68-year-old Australian woman is the second tourist to die at the Red Sea within 2 hours prompting the shutdown.