Man killed in shark assault in Western Australia


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MELBOURNE — A person was killed in a shark assault on Sunday off a well-liked seashore on Western Australia’s north coast, native media reported.

The person was recovered from the water off Broome’s Cable Seashore and handled by native cops earlier than an ambulance arrived, Australian Broadcasting Corp (ABC) tv stated.

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Western Australia (WA) police weren’t instantly obtainable to remark. The state’s Division of Main Industries and Regional Growth (DPIRD) stated on its web site it was “concerned in aiding WA Police after a severe shark chew incident,” involving an grownup man.

Cable Seashore, a 22-km (14 mile) stretch of white sand seashore, was closed after the incident, the DPIRD stated.

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