Shark attack at Plett beach
Lauren Hess, News24
Cape Town - Doctors are fighting to save a Plettenberg Bay man’s life after he was attacked by a shark at Lookout Beach on Tuesday morning, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) confirmed to News24.
The attack happened at 09:11 at the Keurboom's river mouth, the NSRI’s Craig Lambinon said.
According to tweets from witnesses, the man’s leg was badly injured.
Lambinon said that when emergency and NSRI personnel found the man they started working to resuscitate him and continued doing so on the way to the local hospital.
Lambinon could not say what kind of shark attacked the 49-year-old man but did say that it would form part of a probe into the incident.
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