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Boy, 17, killed after being attacked by shark in Australia

Boy, 17, killed after being attacked by shark in Australia


A 17-YEAR-OLD boy has died after being attacked by a shark in Australia.

The teenager was browsing in off the coast of New South Wales when he was bitten within the leg.

The 17-year-old was browsing at Wooli Seashore when he was bitten

Fellow surfers rushed to assist however the boy tragically died on the scene at Wilsons Headland at Wooli Seashore, close to Grafton.

New South Wales Police at the moment confirmed the boy had suffered critical accidents to his leg.

They stated: “A number of board-riders got here to his help earlier than the injured teen could possibly be helped to shore.

“First help was rendered for critical accidents to his legs and regardless of CPR efforts to revive him, the 17-year-old died on the scene.”

Native seashores have now been closed.

It’s the second deadly shark assault in only a week in Australia after a spear fisher died in Queensland.

Dad-of-two Matt Tratt died final weekend after struggling critical accidents to his leg when he was bitten by a shark close to the vacationer hotspot Fraser Island.

Queensland wildlife ranger Zachary Robba, 23, additionally died after being bitten by an awesome white in April this 12 months.


Officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District shall be liaising with the Division of Main Business to analyze the circumstances surrounding the demise.

A report shall be ready for the Coroner.