“Summers chasing a shark in Egypt”… What is the truth of the video?

Amman Today

publish date 2021-09-16 13:32:47

A video spread on social media, whose publishers claimed it depicts beachgoers in Egypt chasing a predatory shark, ignoring the danger, but this claim is incorrect, and the video actually depicts beachgoers in Tunisia chasing a non-predatory fish last year, according to Agence France-Presse.

The video shows a large fish approaching the shore and a group of people around it trying to catch it. “A shark in the shores of Marsa Matrouh today,” he wrote on the video.

The appearance of a predatory shark on the northern coast and the necessity of evacuating the beach 🚫–Egyptian reaction 👇🙂😂🤣

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The agency stated that although people’s proximity to the fish does not suggest that it is a shark, the post received thousands of posts on Facebook, with a warning that “the appearance of a predatory shark in the northern coast and the need to evacuate the beach.”

She confirmed that the video was published more than a year ago on Arab and Tunisian media, specifically in August of the year 2020.

And the accompanying news stated that “a number of people managed to catch a tuna fish that was close to the shore, in the Mahdia region in Tunisia.”

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