Man sev­enth vic­tim of shark at­tack

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - WORLD -

A shark bit a 68-year-old man sev­eral times Wed­nes­day in waist-deep wa­ter in North Carolina, of­fi­cials said, the sev­enth at­tack in the state's coastal wa­ters in less than three weeks.

The man suf­fered wounds to his ribcage, lower leg, hip and both hands as he tried to fight off the an­i­mal, said Justin Gibbs, a lo­cal emer­gency of­fi­cial.

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