An australian woman has escaped with life in the keep, after a large shark attacked her Saturday. It writes the Sydney Morning Herald.
The 35-year-old Chantelle Doyle surfed together with her husband on Shelly Beach in Port Macquarie, which is located almost 400 kilometres north of Sydney, when a shark went to attack.
Doyle's husband, Mark Rapley, jumped of his surfboard and onto the shark, after which he began to beat on it. It tells the head of the livredderorganisationen in the australian state of New South Wales, Steven Pearce.
- This man paddled toward the shark, and jumped from his facilities on the shark and beat it to release his wife, says Steven Pearce.
the Shark, which is considered to be a hvidhaj in about two to three feet, relax the grip on Doyle, after which the man helped her on land.
- It was pretty wild and really heroic, " says Steven Pearce.
The 35-year-old surfer was treated on the spot for his injuries. Among other things, she had large lesions on his right leg. Then she was flown to the hospital, where her condition was stable.
the Beach in Port Macquarie and the surrounding beaches were closed after the incident for at least 24 hours, says Steven Pearce, while livredderne watched the shark with among other things, drones and jet skiing.
this year Alone, six people have been killed by sharks in australian waters, and a further six people have been seriously injured. It makes it one of the worst years for shark attacks in Australia.
last month a 15-year-old boy killed not far from the beach in Port Macquarie, when a shark attacked him while he was surfing.
- It has been an exceptionally busy period with shark attacks on the northern coast, says Steven Pearce.