The person‘s dying marks the eighth deadly shark assault in Australian waters this yr. (Representational)
A person has died after being bitten by a shark at a seashore widespread with vacationers on Australia’s northwest coast, authorities stated Sunday.
Police have been referred to as to a Cable Seaside within the morning after studies of the assault.
The person was pulled from the water and given medical remedy however later succumbed to his accidents.
“Police can verify that tragically the person has died,” Western Australia police stated in an announcement.
Shark assaults are uncommon on Cable Seaside, a 22-kilometre (13-mile) stretch of pristine white sand subsequent to the city of Broome.
However authorities are usually pressured to shut the seashore a few times a yr when lethal saltwater crocodiles are noticed close by.
The person‘s dying marks the eighth deadly shark assault in Australian waters this yr.
There have been no less than 22 shark maulings in the identical interval, in accordance with the Taronga Conservation Society Australia authorities company.