A shark that brutally killed a tourist has been was caught and dragged to land where its victim’s remains were found in its belly.
Vladimir Popov had been swimming in the Red Sea at the luxury Hurghada resort in Egypt, when he was killed by a 10-foot tiger shark.
Horrified witnesses saw the water turn red as the 23-year-old Russian was eaten alive. On video captured from the beach, the man could be heard screaming “Papa, save me”.
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One witness told the Telegram channel Baza: "It’s a terrible thing, the remains of this guy are over there. I’m shaking. Right in front of my eyes, the shark ate that guy. I think I need a drink. I feel really bad".
Vladimir’s father Yury told news network 112: “My son was attacked by a shark, it all happened in seconds”.
He said there had been no-one nearby to help Vladimir was the shark attacked. “What kind of help can you give?” He said. “This ‘meat grinder’ happened in 20 seconds, he was just dragged under the water”.
He added: “This is an absolutely ridiculous coincidence, because it is a safe beach. There are ships and yachts around. It's never happened there. They usually attack on wild beaches. It's just some kind of evil fate.”
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Another eyewitness told Russian station REN-TV: "It happened in a second. Rescuers reacted very quickly.
"For some reason, I immediately felt that it was a shark. I immediately jumped up and started shouting: ‘Sharks, sharks! Save yourself!’ Nobody understood yet.'"
After the attack, the tiger shark was caught and dragged to land by boat before reportedly being “clubbed to death on the beach in revenge”.
The shark has since been dissected by specialists, who found the young man's remains inside its intestines, reports news outlet Al Arabiya.
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