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A Czech tourist reportedly died after he was attacked by a shark while swimming in the Red Sea off the coast of Egypt.

According to , Egypt‘s health ministry was set to hand over the body to the Czech embassy after some of his remains washed up on shore. 

The man was believed to have been staying in the resort town of Marsa Alam city with his wife and children.  

Marsa Alam attracts divers who explore coral and other marine life, including fish and sharks, the report said.

said that the man‘s family had since returned home and were waiting for his remains.

Egypt‘s environment ministry was set take part in investigating the attack, the report said.