Second fatal shark attack in Seychelles this month. Second fatal shark attack in Seychelles this month.

A British man has been killed by a shark attack while on his honeymoon in the Seychelles.

Sky News reported that Ian Martin Redmond, was attacked as he swam off Anse Lazio beach, on the island of Praslin.
Anse Lazio beach is regularly voted as one of the best beaches in the world but this was the second fatal shark attack, after a 36-year-old French tourist was killed there on August 2.

Mr Redmond and his wife had been married less than two weeks and were staying at the four-star La Reserve hotel on Praslin Island.

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A Seychelles government minister chaired an emergency meeting last night to discuss the freak attacks and later released a statement announcing a swimming ban.
"With immediate effect, the Seychelles Maritime Safety Administration has issued a temporary ban on swimming or entering the water in certain bays of the island of Praslin and islands off the coast of Praslin following two fatal shark attacks this month in the northwest area of the island."