Shark attack at Middle Garden, Sharm el-Sheik, Egypt

Shark attack details: Middle Garden, Sharm el-Sheik, 05-Dec-2010
Date of attack: December 5th 2010
Location: Middle Garden, Sharm el-Sheik
Shark species: 3 m oceanic whitetip shark
Name of victim: Renate Seiffert
Age of victim: 70 years old
Sex of victim: F
Activity: Snorkeling
Injury: FATAL

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