An Australian is south of the famous coral reef Great Barrier Reef is attacked by a shark. The 33-year-old man died from his injuries. It is already the second deadly haaienaanval in Australia this year, and the third attack in the same area.
The attack happened Monday night at the Whitsunday islands. The man was together with a group of friends from a boat on the sea, immersed to swim.
The 33-year-old victim injured on the arms and legs. He was the first administered on the boat, after which he with a helicopter was transferred to the hospital. There he died in the course of Monday night. “The bite was horrible. The man had a huge blood loss and died of a cardiac arrest, testifies, ” one of the workers.
In september were in the same region a woman of 46 and a day later, a girl of 12 was seriously wounded in a haaienaanval. The child lost a leg, but both survived. In the days after the attack was the hunting on the animal used, of which six sharks could be caught.
The Whitsunday islands are one of the most popular holiday destinations in Australia, with annually more than 750,000 visitors. The local authorities of the government of Queensland asked to drop off in the area. Tourists, meanwhile, advised out of the water to remain in the region.