A shark assault on New South Wales’s north coast has claimed the lifetime of a 17-year-old boy.
Witnesses have informed police a shark attacked whereas he was browsing at Wilsons Headland at Wooli Seaside, close to Grafton, simply earlier than 2.30pm.
A number of board-riders got here to his help earlier than the injured teenager may very well be helped to shore.
First help was given for critical accidents to his legs and, regardless of CPR efforts to revive him, the 17-year-old died on the scene.
Seashores within the space, together with Wooli, Diggers Camp and Minnie Water, have been closed.
Officers from the Coffs/Clarence police district shall be liaising with the Division of Main Industries to analyze the circumstances surrounding the dying. A report shall be ready for the coroner.
Beachgoers are urged to observe security recommendation from Surf Life Saving NSW and by visiting dpi.nsw.gov.au/sharks and utilizing the SharkSmart app.