A 55-year-old man has died after being attacked by a shark in Western Australia, the eighth fatality within the nation this 12 months.
Police have been known as to Cable Seaside, a well-liked vacationer spot on Australia’s Indian Ocean coast, at about 8.40am on Sunday.
The person was pulled from the water with severe accidents and handled by police earlier than paramedics arrived. He died on the scene, police stated.
Native media experiences stated the person was bitten on the higher thigh and hand.
The species of shark concerned within the assault is just not recognized.
Park rangers instantly closed the seaside and a fishing vessel was assigned to patrol the world.
The person was the eighth sufferer to die in a shark assault in Australia this 12 months, the best toll since 1929 when 9 died.
The newest earlier assault in Esperance, Western Australia, occurred on 9 October when a surfer was dragged from his board by a shark, in accordance with his companions.
His physique wasn’t discovered regardless of a three-day search however his surfboard and elements of his wetsuit have been situated.