Tourist dies after losing arm and leg in shark attack at popular resort 1 month ago

Tourist dies after losing arm and leg in shark attack at popular resort

Warning: contains distressing images

A woman has died after losing her arm and leg in a horrifying shark attack in Egypt.

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The 68-year-old from Austria died in an ambulance after being attacked in the Red Sea.

Footage showed the tourist desperately swimming back to shore after reportedly losing her limbs in the attack at Sahl Hasheesh, a popular bay close to the popular beach destination, Hurghada.

A large crowd watched and at least one person filmed her swimming to shore. While some tried to distract the animal, nobody could be seen getting into the water to try and help her.

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(Photo: social media) (Photo: social media)

In one video, Russian witnesses can be heard saying: "Where are the rescuers? F***, she's covered in blood. The shark bit her arm off. Where's the rescue team? Where's the shark? Lifeguards? Where are the lifeguards? She's going to f***ing die."

The woman made it to shore, and doctors gave her CPR, MailOnline reports, but she reportedly died from shock.

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Authorities closed the surrounding beaches for three days.

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