20-year-old diver killed in shark attack in Australia


A 20-year-old diver died on Saturday after being attacked by a shark off the coast of the Australian state of Queensland, authorities said. The man was attacked at approximately 2:00 p.m. near Indian Head on the east side of Fraser Island.A doctor and nurse on site provided first aid until the paramedics arrived and were winched by helicopter. They provided emergency care but the man, who was bitten in the legs, could not be rescued and died at the scene, said the Queensland Ambulance Service.

The attack took place not far from where the 23-year-old Queensland ranger Zachary Robba was fatally maimed by a great white shark in April.


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