Shark attack at Coral Bay, Sharm el-Sheik, Egypt

Shark attack details: Coral Bay, Sharm el-Sheik, 30-Nov-2010
Date of attack: November 30th 2010
Location: Coral Bay, Sharm el-Sheik
Shark species: 2.5 to 3 m oceanic whitetip shark
Name of victim: Lyudmila Stolyarova
Age of victim: 70 years old
Sex of victim: F
Activity: Snorkeling
Injury: Foot severed, Right forearm severed, lacerations to left hand (defense wounds)

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