“A tourist suffered a shark bite in the Sahl Hasheesh area, the shark bit off her arm and leg.

The woman is not a citizen of Russia,” the diplomatic mission said.

The tourist has been hospitalized.

According to the source of the agency, the victim is an Austrian citizen, and because of the shark attack, swimming, diving, snorkeling and fishing from the Sahl Hasheesh area to Makadi Bay are prohibited for three days.

In December, it was reported that a shark attacked a surfer in the California city of Morro Bay, the body of a man was found on the beach.