Girl jumps into river to swim with dolphins, gets attacked by shark, dies painfully – News18 Hindi2 min read
The girl was on a jet ski with her friends who jumped into the river to swim with the dolphins
A shark attacked the girl, which left her badly injured
The girl was pulled out of the water with serious injuries and died on the spot
canberra, A 16-year-old girl who jumped to swim with dolphins in a river in Perth city of Western Australia died in a shark attack on Saturday. According to the report of the news agency Reuters, the incident took place on Saturday in the Swan River in the Fremantle port area of Perth when it was attacked by a shark. Giving more details, the local police said that the girl was pulled out of the water with serious injuries and died on the spot.
Police believe that the girl was present on a jet ski with her friends who had jumped into the river to swim with the dolphins. At the same time, a shark attacked the girl, due to which she was badly injured. The Australian Broadcasting Corp told that the authorities are yet to know what kind of shark attacked the girl.
The last fatal shark attack in a Western Australian river occurred in November 2021 when a 57-year-old man was killed by a great white shark at Port Beach in Perth. Significantly, even in January 2021, a shark seriously injured a person while swimming in the Swan River. Let us tell you that more than 100 species of sharks live in the waters of Western Australia, in which a large number of bull sharks often target people. According to the University of Florida’s International Shark Attack File, Australia is behind only the US in the number of unprovoked shark bites on humans in 2021.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : February 05, 2023, 20:45 IST