December 1, 2010
A Ukrainian citizen (Viktor Koliy, 46) was injured in a shark attack in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.
- one of four victims in a series of shark incidents.
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Ukrainian attacked by shark in Egypt discharged from hospital
Yesterday at 15:42 | Interfax-Ukraine
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, Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokesman Oleksandr Dykusarov has told Interfax-Ukraine.
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.
He also added that all of the expenditures on hospitalization and the provision of medical assistance to the Ukrainian had been covered by an insurance company.
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.
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