Published: 2021-06-27 19:16
Last Updated: 2021-09-26 06:48
Sunday, the head of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) Nayef al-Bakhit announced that a committee was formed to investigate information circulating about citizens being attacked by a shark in Aqaba Friday evening.
Bakhit told Roya that the committee will issue a detailed statement about what happened as soon as they complete the investigation process.
Regarding news about sharks attacking a boat Sunday, Bakhit said that ASEZA was not informed and no sharks were seen in the Gulf of Aqaba Sunday.
Bakhit stressed that the Royal Jordanian Navy continues to guard beaches, stressing that tourism and swimming activities in Aqaba are continuing normally.
According to Roya's correspondent, eyewitnesses said that a speedboat was attacked by sharks without causing any human injuries.
A young Jordanian man was attacked by a shark in Aqaba while practicing parachuting Friday.