Surfer killed in shark attack on Australian beach – fr

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Surfer killed in shark attack on Australian beach – fr


An Australian surfer was killed in a shark attack Tuesday morning, authorities said.

The man, in his 50s, was assaulted while surfing at Tuncurry Beach in New South Wales, according to a police statement.

He suffered injuries to his upper right thigh, police said.

Other beach goers pulled the surfer out of the water.

First responders attempt to revive man pulled from water after shark attack
The man, in his 50s, was assaulted while surfing at Tuncurry Beach in New South Wales, according to a police statement.
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“Despite the best efforts of paramedics and bystanders at the scene, the man could not be resuscitated,” NSW Ambulance tweeted.

Beaches in the area were closed following the fatal attack.

A drone search over the water spotted two sharks in the area, according to Brian Wilcox, president of the rescue arm of Lower North Coast Surf Life.

First responders attempt to revive man pulled from water after shark attack
Beaches in the area were closed following the fatal attack.
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“It’s pretty unprecedented. I don’t remember ever having a shark attack in this area, ”Wilcox told Australian Broadcasting Corp.

Before Tuesday, Australia’s last fatal shark attack was in November when a 55-year-old surfer was killed in Broome.

First responders attempt to revive man pulled from water after shark attack
“Despite the best efforts of paramedics and spectators at the scene, the man could not be resuscitated,” NSW Ambulance tweeted.
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With pole wires



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