Great white shark kills Aus­tralian surfer

Richmond Times-Dispatch - - NATION & WORLD -

SYD­NEY — A 60-year-old surfer was at­tacked and killed by a 10-foot great white shark off the coast of north­ern New South Wales state on Sun­day, of­fi­cials said.

The man re­ceived a bite to the back of his thigh and was brought to the shore by other surfers who had fought off the shark, a surf res­cue group, Surf Life Sav­ing NSW, said in a state­ment. The vic­tim, from Tu­gun just over the state bor­der in Queens­land, re­ceived first aid on the shore but died on the beach.

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