A person has died after being bitten by a shark at a seashore standard with vacationers on Australia’s northwest coast, authorities stated Sunday.
Police had been referred to as to a Cable Beach within the morning after stories of the assault.
The man was pulled from the water and given medical remedy however later succumbed to his accidents.
“Police can confirm that tragically the man has died,” Western Australia police stated in a press release.
Shark assaults are uncommon on Cable Beach, a 22-kilometre (13-mile) stretch of pristine white sand subsequent to the city of Broome.
But authorities are typically compelled to shut the seashore a couple of times a 12 months when lethal saltwater crocodiles are noticed close by.
The man’s loss of life marks the eighth deadly shark assault in Australian waters this 12 months.
There have been no less than 22 shark maulings in the identical interval, in accordance with the Taronga Conservation Society Australia authorities company.
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