Teen dies after shark attack in Australia

NSW shark attack: boy, 16, dies from injuries after being bitten on mid north coast

On 7 June, 60-year-old Rob Pedretti was attacked and killed by a three-metre great white shark while surfing off South Kingscliff, New South Wales, around 10am on the morning.

A 15-year-old surfer died Saturday when he was mauled by a shark, the second fatal attack in a week in Australia and already at least the fifth this year.

Mani Hart-Deville was surfing in Wilsons Headland off Wooli Beach when a "shark attacked him", resulting in "serious leg injuries", according to witness statements to police.

"There was some information from witnesses that it came back the second, which... shows just how perilous and risky that was", NSW Police chief inspector Joanne Reed said.

"What's happened there this afternoon would shake everybody", Simmons said.

Paramedics were waiting on the sand to treat the critical leg injury but he unfortunately died at the scene.

"All of our condolences, from people in the area, go to the child's family. I just check with folks to appear out for their protection on the beach locations", Simmons extra.

"He said that he was in the water and a really big great white shark came up and took a bite and he was, you know, screaming out", Dobra told 9News.

NSW DPI is assisting Surf Life Saving NSW (SLS NSW) and NSW Police in responding to the incident, in which a teenage boy suffered a bite to the upper left thigh.

A keen surfer himself, Mr Trevillian said this was the first shark attack he was aware of in the nearby beaches.

Experienced diver Gary Johnson, 57, was killed by a shark near Cull Island in Esperance on Western Australia's south coast in January.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.



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