A DISTRAUGHT father has instructed how he watched his son be brutally killed “in 20 seconds” by a shark in a Brit vacation scorching spot.
Russian vacationer Vladimir Popov, 23, was mauled in the Egyptian resort metropolis of Hurghada whereas going for a swim.
Holidaymakers scrambled from the water and seemed on in horror as Vladimir was snared by the tiger shark.
Vladimir had yelled to his father to avoid wasting him as he was dragged below by the killer beast, and now the distraught father has instructed the story to native information.
Father Yury stated: “We went to the seashore to chill out. My son was attacked by a shark, all of it occurred in seconds.
“This meat grinder occurred in 20 seconds, he was simply dragged below the water…”
The shell-shocked father stated: “That is a fully ridiculous coincidence, as a result of it’s a protected seashore.
“There are ships and yachts round. It is by no means occurred there.
“They normally assault on wild seashores. It’s just a few type of evil destiny…”
The daddy stated he would cremate his son and return the ashes to Russia.
Video exhibits how the alleged attacking shark had been caught and dragged ashore by a ship.
It gave the impression to be alive as folks clubbed it to dying, and it was later confirmed by authorities that the shark had been caught.
The lifeless beast was handed over for analysis into the causes of its irregular behaviour, reviews stated.
Researchers additionally intend to determine whether or not the shark is expounded to 1 that “induced a number of earlier accidents”.
One claimed the shark had killed the person then toyed along with his physique for 2 hours within the water.
He stated there have been no relations round to assist him within the water, though preliminary reviews stated Vladimir’s girlfriend had managed to flee the jaws assault.
Russian reviews say the sufferer’s girlfriend is safely in Russia, however witnesses appeared to assume she was with him on the time.
One other supply stated: “It appeared to us that his girlfriend was subsequent to him, as a result of she screamed very a lot.
“The rescuers dragged her onto the boat, after which they rescued two extra women.
“They have been all taken away by medical doctors or the police, as a result of they have been in [a state of] shock, hysterical…”
One witness stated: “All this occurred not removed from a descent into the ocean, subsequent to the ladder, utilized by everybody who went into the water.
“At one level, the shark appeared, and instantly bit this man. Rescuers noticed this and started to begin the boat.
“He tried to swim away from the shark, however he could not.
“It instantly sawed by way of him, his legs surfaced rapidly, and it dragged the physique for 2 hours.”
The Russian International Ministry has confirmed the dying of a citizen from a shark assault.