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 had been known as to Cable Seashore, a well-liked vacationer spot on Australia’s Indian Ocean coast, at about 8.40 a.m. native time on Sunday.
The person was pulled from the water with critical accidents and handled by police earlier than paramedics arrived. He died on the scene, police stated.
Native media reviews stated the person was bitten on the higher thigh and hand.
The species of shark concerned within the assault is just not identified.
Park rangers instantly closed the seaside and a fishing vessel was assigned to patrol the world.
The toll of eight fatalities in shark assaults this 12 months is Australia’s highest since 1929, when 9 died, in keeping with The Related Press.
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